Re: OK, I'm a coward...help me feel more at ease?
On Sat, Mar 20, 2004 at 10:57:53AM -0600, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> Tired of the 2.4.3 kernel that came with Libranet Debian 1.9.1, I am
> trying to install the 2.6.4-1-k7 kernel image. It's all downloaded but
> synaptic tells me I need to put initrd=initrd.img into my lilo.conf.
> That I have done, and also run <lilo> but still avoid rebooting, one,
> because I have my best uptime going right now(cybe@WizardsTower:~$
> uptime 10:51:44 up 64 days, 10:31, 6 users, load average: 0.15, 0.28,
> 0.22), and, two, because I'm an inherent coward and don't know enough
> about this to feel secure. Is there anything else I need to do before
> rebooting so I will have a workable system afterward? I've busted things
> several times in the past and not known enough to get back up and
> running. I have had to re-install my original Libranet Debian OS and
> would like to avoid that, if possible.
> Should I just reboot? Is there anything else to do/know before I take
> the plunge?
> Thanks for any help/solace you may6 be able to give.
kernel 2.4.3 directly to kernel 2.6.4 is a rather large leap. You might
consider going first to kernel 2.4.24, or some such.
Paul E Condon