I always compile my own kernel, and therefore I am not reliant on the distribution kernel (in my case
Debian). I have always wondered, whether there is an optimal combination of userspace and kernelspace versions. Let's say I am using
Debian stable (Wheezy), which by default comes with an
I have compiled my own custom
kernel 3.9, because it has features which I want (X.509 module signing). Can this potentially have any drawbacks?