If you would like to mirror all or a subset of kernel.org git repositories, please use a tool we wrote for this purpose, called grokmirror. Grokmirror is git-aware and will create a complete mirror of kernel.org repositories and keep them automatically updated with no further involvement on your ...read more
Special thanks to Benoît Monin for donating a MIT-licensed CSS theme to the kernel.org project to replace the one we hastily put together. Though the Pelican authors have since obtained a free-license commitment from the copyright owners of the CSS files shipping with Pelican, we wanted to have something ...read more
We've implemented two oft-requested features today:
- The download links now default to .tar.xz versions of archives
- There is now a JSON file with the release information located in https://www.kernel.org/releases.json. If you've been screen-scraping the front page, please use this instead.
If you ...read more
Due to a failure in one of the rsync scripts during the maintenance window, the mirrors of /pub hierarchy on www.kernel.org got erased. We are resyncing them now from the master storage, but in the meantime you will probably get an occasional "Forbidden". The entirety of the archive ...read more
You are probably wondering what happened to the site's look. Unfortunately, we've been alerted that the default theme shipped by Pelican (which we largely adapted) has an unclear license. Until this is cleared up, we've put together a quick-and-dirty cleanroom CSS reimplementation that preserves the functional aspects ...read more
Welcome to the reworked kernel.org website. We have switched to using Pelican in order to statically render our site content, which simplifies mirroring and distribution. You can view the sources used to build this website in its own git repository.
Additionally, we have switched from using gitweb-caching to using ...read more
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