Chapter 2 Shipped Kernels

Oracle Linux 8.2 on the x86_64 platform ships with the following kernel packages:

kernel-uek-5.4.17-2011.1.2.el8uek

Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 6 (UEK R6), which is the default kernel.

kernel-4.18.0-193.el8

Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK).

The Oracle Linux release is tested as a bundle, as shipped on the installation media image. When installed from the installation media image, the minimum kernel version that is supported is the kernel that is included in the image. Downgrading kernel packages is not supported, unless recommended by Oracle Support.