Re: How crazy is it to run 2.4.20 on woody?
Andrew Perrin <email@example.com> writes:
> I'd like to use kernel 2.4.20 because (apparently) it drives my machine's
> built-in sound
> But I don't want to upgrade to testing or unstable in general. How crazy
> is it to do this? What will I break? (I'm comfortable self-compiling
I suspect you'll actually be just fine; woody should have all of the
parts necessary to compile and run 2.4.x kernels, if you're not
running one already.
> If I do it, is the best way to download kernel-source-2.4.20.deb and then
> do a dpkg -i locally, or should I tweak /etc/apt/sources.list?
Doing that should work (you'll get a tarball in /usr/src), or you can
go off and download the upstream source from http://www.kernel.org/,
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