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berardel
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:30 pm    Post subject: how can i use portage to install the latest kernel? Reply with quote

so im looking to install the 4.15 linux kernel version, is there a way to do this with portage? i cant find anything on it in the wiki
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

New kernel versions are masked, you can unmask with /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords file
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have this in /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords/gentoo-sources:

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>=sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-4.14.14 ~amd64


I got sick of sliding back to 4.9 over and over and over and over and over and over and over and ...
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can omit the version.
Code:
sys-kernel/gentoo-sources -amd64 ~amd64
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