Re: kernel 2.4.x in potato?
>>>>> "Wayne" == Wayne Topa <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> So, can I upgrade my kernel to 2.4.? Has anybody taken a newly
>> installed potato system and just upgraded the kernel to 2.4?
>> What headaches are in my future?
Wayne> I changed 4 boxen to 2.4.x. No worries.
Wayne> Add this to your /etc/apt/sources.list # Use these for
Wayne> kernel 2.4 update to Potato deb
Wayne> http://people.debian.org/~bunk/debian potato main
Wayne> then run apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
Wayne> I use the kernels from ftp.us.kernel.org so don't recall if
Wayne> you get the kernel source with the upgrade or not. If not
Wayne> you will have to install the source & header packages.
Wayne> I don't recall any headaches at all. Do get the latest
Wayne> kernel tho. 2.4.7 is running fine here. -- A bug in the
Wayne> code is worth two in the documentation.
Thank you Wayne. It was indeed as easy as you said it would be. It
took me two tries (forgot to include vfat the first time), but the
apt-get and make-kpkg utilities sure make this a lot easier than it
used to be in RedHat!
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