On a system that is currently running a Linux* operating system, follow the instructions below to determine if your system’s processor and EFI firmware is capable of running Clear Linux* OS. Otherwise, Install Clear Linux* OS from the live desktop and then perform the steps below.
This does not check other system components (for example: storage and graphics) for compatibility with Clear Linux OS.
Download the clear-linux-check-config.sh file.
If a browser is not available, use:
curl -O https://cdn.download.clearlinux.org/current/clear-linux-check-config.sh
Make the script executable.
chmod +x clear-linux-check-config.sh
Run the script.
Check to see if the host’s processor and EFI firmware is capable of running Clear Linux OS.
Check to see if the host is capable of running Clear Linux OS in a container.
The script will print a list of test results similar to the output below. All items should return a SUCCESS status. This example indicates the host’s processor and EFI firmware support running Clear Linux OS.
Checking if host is capable of running Clear Linux* OS SUCCESS: 64-bit CPU (lm) SUCCESS: Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 (ssse3) SUCCESS: Streaming SIMD Extension v4.1 (sse4_1) SUCCESS: Streaming SIMD Extensions v4.2 (sse4_2) SUCCESS: Advanced Encryption Standard instruction set (aes) SUCCESS: Carry-less Multiplication extensions (pclmulqdq) SUCCESS: EFI Firmware