Chapter 2. Architectures
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is distributed with the kernel version 4.18, which provides support for the following architectures:
- AMD and Intel 64-bit architectures
- The 64-bit ARM architecture
- IBM Power Systems, little endian
- 64-bit IBM Z
Make sure you purchase the appropriate subscription for each architecture. For more information, see Get Started with Red Hat Enterprise Linux - additional architectures. For a list of available subscriptions, see Subscription Utilization on the Customer Portal.
Note that all architectures are supported by the standard
kernel packages in RHEL 8; no
kernel-alt package is needed.