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Re: Question: how to switch from an OLD Slackware system to GNU/Debian?

>>>>> "Terrence" == Terrence M Brannon <brannon@bufo.usc.edu> writes:

    Terrence> We have an ancient Slackware system: root@palm
    Terrence> /felix/brannon/pkg/glibc-2.0.3 : ./configure creating
    Terrence> cache ./config.cache checking host system
    Terrence> type... i586-pc-linux-gnu running configure fragment for
    Terrence> ./sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux checking installed Linux
    Terrence> kernel header files... TOO OLD!  configure: error: GNU
    Terrence> libc requires kernel header files from Linux 2.0.10 or
    Terrence> later to be installed before configuring.  The kernel
    Terrence> header files are found usually in /usr/include/asm and
    Terrence> /usr/include/linux; make sure these directories use
    Terrence> files from Linux 2.0.10 or later.  This check uses
    Terrence> <linux/version.h>, so make sure that file was built
    Terrence> correctly when installing the kernel header files.
    Terrence> root@palm /felix/brannon/pkg/glibc-2.0.3 :

I posted my experience with upgrading from slackware to debian a few
weeks ago. You may look at the debian mailing list archive.


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