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Warning.svg Warning: This kernel branch is currently frozen.

Essentially that means it is neither maintained nor supported, could contain security vulnerabilities and other bugs, and generally should not be used.

Please check the list of supported kernel branches at Download/kernel page.

Below you can find the change log and downloads for the latest version of 2.6.27 kernel.

Kernel branch 2.6.27
Based on vanilla 2.6.27
Status frozen, not maintained
Latest 2.6.27-repin.1
Archives 2.6.27
Git repo linux-2.6.27-openvz


Since 2.6.27-levitan.1:

  • Rebased to (security and other fixes)
  • Fixed couple of bugs in IP fragment management code (#1593)

For the complete list of changes in this release, see git changelog for kernel v2.6.27-repin.


Same as 2.6.27-levitan.1.


  • no new issues


This kernel version is named after Ilya Yefimovich Repin - a leading Russian painter and sculptor of the Peredvizhniki artistic school. See more at w:Ilya Repin.


You need only one kernel RPM so please choose the appropriate one depending on your hardware:

  • If your x86 (i686, IA32) machine has more than 4 GB of RAM, choose kernel-PAE RPM.
  • Otherwise, use the plain kernel RPM (i.e. kernel).

For more info, see Kernel flavors.

x86 (i686, IA32)[edit]

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.27-repin.1.i686.rpm 2011-01-26 12:12:22 24 Mb
kernel-PAE-2.6.27-repin.1.i686.rpm 2011-01-26 12:12:25 24 Mb

x86_64 (AMD64, EM64T)[edit]

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.27-repin.1.x86_64.rpm 2011-01-26 12:12:24 24 Mb

Source RPM[edit]

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.27-repin.1.src.rpm 2011-01-26 12:12:23 49 Mb
kernel-2.6.27-repin.1.nosrc.rpm 2011-01-26 12:12:22 1 Mb
kernel-ovz.spec 2011-01-26 12:10:50 16 Kb

Kernel patch[edit]

This patch is applicable to vanilla Linux 2.6.27 kernel (not to 2.6.27.y), available from

File Date Size
patch-repin.1-combined.gz (signature) 2011-01-26 12:12:01 1 Mb


Official configs of this OpenVZ kernel used to build binary RPMS.

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.27-i686-PAE.config.ovz 2011-01-26 12:12:04 85 Kb
kernel-2.6.27-i686.config.ovz 2011-01-26 12:12:04 85 Kb
kernel-2.6.27-x86_64.config.ovz 2011-01-26 12:12:04 79 Kb


For other 2.6.27 kernel releases, see download/kernel/2.6.27/Archives.

For other kernel branches, see download/kernel.

Kernel branches
Testing / Beta
RHEL6 testing • RHEL5 testing
RHEL4 • 2.6.32 • 2.6.27 • 2.6.26 • 2.6.24 • 2.6.22 • 2.6.20 • 2.6.18 • 2.6.16 • FC5 • SLES10 • 2.6.8
Versions of 2.6.27 kernel