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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.

Warning.svg Warning: this is an old version of 2.6.24 kernel. For the latest version, see Download/kernel/2.6.24/2.6.24-ovz009.1.
Kernel branch 2.6.24
Based on vanilla 2.6.24
Status frozen, not maintained
Latest 2.6.24-ovz009.1
Archives 2.6.24
Git repo linux-2.6.24-openvz


Since 2.6.24-ovz006.5, bugfixes in:

  • restoring unix sockets
  • processing networking modules init/exit calls
  • CT netfilter configuration
  • NFS inside container
  • namespaces creation

For the complete list of changes in this release, see git changelog for kernel v2.6.24-ovz007.



  • no new issues


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-2.6.24-ovz007.1.i686.rpm 2009-01-09 17:29:23 24 Mb
kernel-PAE-2.6.24-ovz007.1.i686.rpm 2009-01-09 17:34:40 24 Mb

x86_64 (AMD64, EM64T)[edit]

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.24-ovz007.1.x86_64.rpm 2009-01-09 17:33:20 23 Mb

IA64 (Itanium)[edit]

  • RPMS will be provided in future releases.

ppc64 (Power)[edit]

  • RPMS will be provided in future releases.


Currently, OpenVZ project does not have any SPARC hardware to test/build/debug our kernels on this platform.

Source RPM[edit]

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.24-ovz007.1.src.rpm 2009-01-09 17:32:10 45 Mb
kernel-2.6.24-ovz007.1.nosrc.rpm 2009-01-09 17:29:26 933 Kb
kernel-ovz.spec 2009-01-09 17:34:43 16 Kb

Kernel patch[edit]

This patch is applicable to vanilla Linux 2.6.24 kernel (not to 2.6.24.y), available from

File Date Size
patch-ovz007.1-combined.gz 2009-01-09 17:36:14 853 Kb


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

File Date Size
kernel-2.6.24-i686-PAE.config.ovz 2009-01-09 17:36:20 80 Kb
kernel-2.6.24-i686.config.ovz 2009-01-09 17:36:20 80 Kb
kernel-2.6.24-x86_64.config.ovz 2009-01-09 17:36:20 74 Kb


For other 2.6.24 kernel releases, see download/kernel/2.6.24/Archives.

For other kernel branches, see download/kernel.

Kernel branches
Testing / Beta
RHEL6 testing
RHEL5 • 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 2.6.24 kernel