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Why the kernel continues to have Yama disabled?

Look at the timestamp of the message: This message is printed by the kernel during boot right at startup, to tell you, that its default configuration (which is not what sysctl.conf sets) is to have ...
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What is Alpine Virtual and how it different from Alpine Standard?

This was published after the other answers and expressly answers the OP's question: "How is the kernel "slimmed down" and how is it 'optimized for virtual systems'?": linux-lts is ...
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What data does /sys/module/notes hold?

I’m not aware of any documentation other than the commit message introducing the feature: This patch adds the /sys/module/<name>/notes/ magic directory, which has a file for each allocated ...
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How to Change Default Boot Kernel of Pop OS 20.04

First, your system has now been updated to kernel 5.17.5, and 5.16.19 is now probably the old-kernel. Please show the output of sudo bootctl list. I don't use Pop OS myself, but as far as I've ...
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Using Debian Stretch to build 5.15.x kernel with zstd compression fails with incorrect parameters

Debian Stretch has zstd version 1.1.2, which lacks support for the -T0 option which the kernel uses (it instructs zstd to use all available cores). -T0 can be dropped without adversely affecting the ...
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Do config file in /boot has any role other than an information about the modules presence?

Their only role is to provide the configuration of the corresponding kernel, for information purposes. They are not required for anything else. (Note that they don’t only provide information about the ...
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How to keep the kernel from accessing the journal on an ext4 partition?

By passing -o norecovery to mount, you could mount the filesystem without making use of the journal at all. Man page for mount, ext3 section: norecovery/noload Don't load the journal on mounting. ...
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What is the equivalent of "task_struct" in linux's <linux/sched.h> for Mac OS?

I know nothing of Mac OS but… a couple about FreeBSD. Hope it will match. You got it right looking at the task_struct in Linux because it's the basic unit of scheduling in Linux. The basic unit of ...
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Debian testing + LTS kernel

You can try using one of the options below. I installed the LTS kernel¹ 5.15.49 ( linux-image-5.15.49-xanmod1 ) on 3 different machines and so far I haven't had a problem. XanMod Kernel - xanmod.org ...
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How to use 5.16 kernel with Ubuntu 21.10?

An alterntive, if you really need a newer version of the kernel and don’t want to install the entire rat’s tail of gcc-11 and libssl3, would be to try building the kernel yourself, with your current ...
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