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Re: PQ2FADS-ZU kernel 2.4.26 dpkg help

      One fundamental question, are all linux application packages (.rpm or
.deb) kernel-version independant?

generally they are independant. the bigger the version jump the greater the chance that other packages will need upgrading. fortunately apt will take care of you.

but for all intents and purposes, applications could be considered
kernel independant, but system tools have a reasonable chance of
being kernel version dependant. and any kernel modules will without
any doubt be tied to a specific kernel version.

Does apt-get automaticall checks the currently running kernel version and
download/upgrade the

you can use 'virtual packages' which have no files, and depend on the
latest kernel version for your architecture and machine model. or
you can just install a specific kernel version.


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