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Re: newbie Qs about Debian 'Potato'

"Mathias" <Mathias_Bind@gmx.de> wrote:

>> What kernel comes on the offical debian Potato release? I know it doesn't
>> matter that much, bit I would like to know. :-)
>> I heard the installation CD is not bootable? Any reason for this?
>> Thanks for the info :-)
>I had never hered that this CD´s are not bootable. My first debian CD set
>workes well. The standard kernel of debian2.2r0 is 2.2.17. The current 2.2r2
>could have kernel 2.2.18. And you can use the kernels 2.4.x. It will not be
>very easy to update to the newst kernel, but i did it with success. The only
>important thing is to upgrade the packages ppp and modutils from the
>unstable woody release to get a fine running kernel 2.4.x. And you need to
>compile this packages from the debian sources (using dpkg-buildpackage),
>cause woody use another glibc then potato.

It's probably easier to use the potato 2.4 update packages at


Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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