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@@ -43,6 +43,7 @@ o udev 081 # udevd --version
o grub 0.93 # grub --version || grub-install --version
o mcelog 0.6 # mcelog --version
o iptables 1.4.2 # iptables -V
+o openssl & libcrypto 1.0.1k # openssl version
Kernel compilation
@@ -79,6 +80,17 @@ BC
You will need bc to build kernels 3.10 and higher
+OpenSSL
+-------
+
+Module signing and external certificate handling use the OpenSSL program and
+crypto library to do key creation and signature generation.
+
+You will need openssl to build kernels 3.7 and higher if module signing is
+enabled. You will also need openssl development packages to build kernels 4.3
+and higher.
+
+
System utilities
================
@@ -295,6 +307,10 @@ Binutils
--------
o <ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/devel/binutils/>
+OpenSSL
+-------
+o <https://www.openssl.org/>
+
System utilities
****************
@@ -392,4 +408,3 @@ o <http://oprofile.sf.net/download/>
NFS-Utils
---------
o <http://nfs.sourceforge.net/>
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