Re: powernow-k8 problem
On Tuesday 21 February 2006 12:12, thomasl wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 11:28:46AM +0000, Matthew Robinson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 21 February 2006 11:25, thomasl wrote:
> > > I think I go back to 486 kernel again. It is very nice to be
> > > able to move the boot disk to whatever other computer and still
> > > boot. I am dreaming of the universal kernel that dynamically
> > > adapts...
> > How about 2 kernels? one compiled for 486, one for K8? just two
> > menu options in grub. Infact, its possible to set a fallback
> > kernel in grub, to do remote kernel upgrades, set k8 as default,
> > 486 as fallback.
> That's cheating :) I feel a bit embarrassed for that easy
> solution since Debian kernel packages already do this for me
> when installing new kernels (it keeps the old ones automatically
> in the grub menu).
> That is the way to go! I just feel sorry for not thinking of this
> before my k7 system crashed and I switched to pentium, and then
> now to k8. Rescue CDs are good sometimes...
> /Thomas L
Your welcome. There's a good tutorial for that on the gentoo wiki,
search for 'remote kernel upgrade' or something.
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