Tkg skylake kernels missing

sh-5.1$ sudo pacman -S linux-tkg-bmq-$(gcc -c -Q -march=native --help=target | grep march |head -1|awk '{print$2}'){,-headers}
error: target not found: linux-tkg-bmq-skylake
error: target not found: linux-tkg-bmq-skylake-headers

I also cannot find the linux-tkg-pds-skylake kenerls either.

inxi -Fxxxza
System:    Kernel: 5.11.11-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.0 
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen root=UUID=4cc7ed72-608e-41ae-b29b-3adb668888b7 
rw rootflags=subvol=@ quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 
systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1 loglevel=3 
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.21.4 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM 
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: Micro-Star product: GL65 9SE v: REV:1.0 serial: <filter> Chassis: type: 10 
serial: <filter> 
Mobo: Micro-Star model: MS-16U5 v: REV:1.0 serial: <filter> UEFI: American Megatrends 
v: E16U5IMS.101 date: 07/02/2019 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT1 charge: 44.0 Wh (100.0%) condition: 44.0/51.6 Wh (85.3%) volts: 12.0 min: 10.9 
model: MSI BIF0_9 type: Li-ion serial: N/A status: Full 
CPU:       Info: 6-Core model: Intel Core i7-9750H bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake note: check 
family: 6 model-id: 9E (158) stepping: A (10) microcode: DE cache: L2: 12 MiB 
flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 62399 
Speed: 4401 MHz min/max: 800/4500 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 4401 2: 4401 3: 4390 4: 4400 
5: 4401 6: 4401 7: 4400 8: 4402 9: 4402 10: 4373 11: 4321 12: 4400 
Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled 
Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT vulnerable 
Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable 
Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI 
Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl and seccomp 
Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization 
Type: spectre_v2 
mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling 
Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode 
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics 630 vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: i915 v: kernel bus-ID: 00:02.0 
chip-ID: 8086:3e9b class-ID: 0300 
Device-2: NVIDIA TU106M [GeForce RTX 2060 Mobile] vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: nvidia 
v: 460.67 alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:1f11 class-ID: 0300 
Device-3: Chicony HD Webcam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-13:5 chip-ID: 04f2:b695 
class-ID: 0e02 
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.10 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: loaded: intel,nvidia 
unloaded: modesetting,nouveau alternate: fbdev,nv,vesa display-ID: :0 screens: 1 
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.0x11.2") s-diag: 582mm (22.9") 
Monitor-1: eDP1 res: 1920x1080 hz: 120 dpi: 143 size: 340x190mm (13.4x7.5") diag: 389mm (15.3") 
OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 630 (CFL GT2) v: 4.6 Mesa 21.0.1 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
alternate: snd_soc_skl,snd_sof_pci bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:a348 class-ID: 0403 
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.11.11-zen1-1-zen running: yes 
Sound Server-2: JACK v: 0.125.0 running: no 
Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 14.2 running: yes 
Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.25 running: no 
Network:   Device-1: Intel Wireless-AC 9560 [Jefferson Peak] driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: 5000 
bus-ID: 00:14.3 chip-ID: 8086:a370 class-ID: 0280 
IF: wlo1 state: up mac: <filter> 
Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Micro-Star MSI 
driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 3000 bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200 
IF: enp3s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Bluetooth: Device-1: Intel Bluetooth 9460/9560 Jefferson Peak (JfP) type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8 
bus-ID: 1-14:6 chip-ID: 8087:0aaa class-ID: e001 
Report: ID: hci0 state: up address: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 1.38 TiB used: 11.15 GiB (0.8%) 
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required. 
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Western Digital model: PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G-1032 
size: 476.94 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 15.8 Gb/s lanes: 2 
rotation: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 20140000 temp: 46.9 C scheme: GPT 
ID-2: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Western Digital model: WD10JPVX-60JC3T0 size: 931.51 GiB 
block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s rotation: 5400 rpm serial: <filter> 
rev: 1A01 scheme: GPT 
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 73.24 GiB size: 73.24 GiB (100.00%) used: 11.12 GiB (15.2%) fs: btrfs 
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p6 maj-min: 259:6 
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 296 MiB (98.67%) used: 26.3 MiB (8.9%) fs: vfat 
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 maj-min: 259:1
ID-3: /home raw-size: 73.24 GiB size: 73.24 GiB (100.00%) used: 11.12 GiB (15.2%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p6 maj-min: 259:6
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 73.24 GiB size: 73.24 GiB (100.00%) used: 11.12 GiB (15.2%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p6 maj-min: 259:6
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 73.24 GiB size: 73.24 GiB (100.00%) used: 11.12 GiB (15.2%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p6 maj-min: 259:6
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 10 (default 60) cache-pressure: 75 (default 100)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram0
ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram1
ID-3: swap-3 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram2
ID-4: swap-4 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram3
ID-5: swap-5 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram4
ID-6: swap-6 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram5
ID-7: swap-7 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram6
ID-8: swap-8 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram7
ID-9: swap-9 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram8
ID-10: swap-10 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram9
ID-11: swap-11 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram10
ID-12: swap-12 type: zram size: 1.29 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 32767 dev: /dev/zram11
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 58.0 C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:      Processes: 304 Uptime: 7m wakeups: 1 Memory: 15.47 GiB used: 2.94 GiB (19.0%) Init: systemd
v: 248 tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 10.2.0 clang: 11.1.0 Packages: pacman: 1360 lib: 342
Shell: fish v: 3.2.1 running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.03

Maybe I should have put this under requests. Is this supposed to be in the Aur for installation?

There don't appear to be any Skylake kernels in ChaoticAUR. Are there supposed to be?

I installed it before. However, after learning more about arch and pacnew files I had to reinstall Garuda linux as I was not dealing with pacnew files (learning curve).

I had installed linux-tkg-pds-skylake through pacman previously. I really would like to run this again it was snappy!

Looks like all linux-tkg-pds were dropped from Chaotic, the only pds there is linux-lts 5.4.
I built mine from tkg git but I have definitely seen it on there before.

There were skylake tkg kernels for pds, cfs and bmq for sure. perhaps more.

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Chaotic-AUR, at around December of last year, lost a lot of processing power and couldn't support all the packages it did previously. The various kernels that were compiled for specific architectures had to be dropped, and now the tkg kernels are slowly getting compiled again.

I imagine they'll be available again sometime within the near-ish future, as recently a tkg-bmq piledriver kernel was put up (which for whatever reason I can't use because it kernel panics, but whatever). It is possible to compile it yourself, of course, but it's obviously understandable to not want to do that every time there's a new kernel available.

I don't really have the time at the moment to learn how to compile kernels unless there is a script and doesn't require a lot of space and must be able to pause or something as it would be on my laptop. So probably need to wait. But I sure miss the pds-skylake kernel. I think that can really feel the difference.

Edit: Is there a way to make a request for a specific package to get built a little sooner?

They were dropped as we coudnt keep them updated with the builder situation... However the kernel builder is back and building kernels since some hours (hopefully staying online this time) :grin:

Chaotic-AUR packages repo :eyes:

The process isn't complicated if you want to consider it. I recommend it if you want to get the most out of tkg kernel.
You just need to git clone https://github.com/Frogging-Family/linux-tkg.git, edit customization file which is recommended but not required because the script will prompt you and ask most stuff anyways, then you makepkg -si and that's it. I don't know how slow compilation will be for your system but you can make it much faster if you use modprobed-db.

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Good news! :grin:

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Talk about good timing! Thanks again. I saw that muqqs skylake is also in there now.

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