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Re: switching from 2.2 to 2.4 kernels


As I said, I've just done a reinstall following a SCSI drive failure. One of 
the things I forgot to fix was the reply address. Sorry if anyone sent 
replies to me. Real address:
if you did.

On Tuesday 02 October 2001 22:06, rich wrote:
> Hi,
> Running a debian testing box on a lan behind an ipchains masquerader
> attached to a cable modem,  I tried to upgrade to 2.4.9-686. When running
> 2.4.9-686 (version 2.4.9-1), I could not access my server's POP3 or SMTP
> server: I got connection refused when doing "telnet pop3.blueyonder.co.uk
> pop3". Rebooting into 2.2.19--10 fixed it. Both kernel versions are fresh
> installs, untweaked by me (I reinstalled everything following disk failure)
> 1. Does anyone have any ideas what differences between 2.2.19 and 2.4.9
> might cause this?
> 2. Is it a bug in the 2.4.9 versions that they break the 2.2.19
> functionality without telling us?
> cheers, Rich.

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