Re: Upgrading Kernel to 2.4
- To: "Debian-User \(E-mail\)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Upgrading Kernel to 2.4
- From: "Hall Stevenson" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 10:28:13 -0400
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> I installed Woody but the output from uname says that
> I'm running kernel 2.2.19. I'd like to upgrade my Kernel
> to 2.4. I've run "apt-get dist-upgrade" but uname still
> says I'm running 2.2.19.
> What kernel is woody supposed to be running? Did I do
> something wrong in the installation?
A quick search at http://packages.debian.org on the term
'kernel' in the testing branch shows 2.2.19 as the highest
> How do I get to a 2.4 kernel? Should I download the kernel
> and install it (the debian way of course) or is there a good
> reason not to do this?
Switch to 'unstable' or do it 'the Debian way'. I run
'unstable', but also compile my kernel from sources, the
non-debian way. It works just fine that way too...