A recent devel list discussion for popular Linux distro Fedora mentioned Clear Linux optimizations, which may be relevant to Fedora developers in the future. It was mentioned that Intel’s Clear Linux show noticeable performance gains over Xubuntu, as based on graphs by Phoronix.
A Fedora user then decided to release a Clear Linux optimized Fedora kernel for Fedora 28 and Fedora Rawhide, with the following notes:
“Intels clear linux kernel packaged for fedora. The aim of this kernel is to mimic similar performance to intels clear linux os on Intel based machines running fedora. Kernel only supports accelerated performance on Intel Cpu’s,similar performance on Amd based machines is not guarenteed.“
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