Re: Kernel version 2.4
On Wed, 18 Jun 2003 20:16:58 +0200
"Remon Vos" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi, I just installed Debian 3.0 r1 (woody). Since I have a Mylex DAC960
> Raid controller I had to install the 2.2.20-compact version in order to
> get the controller working.
> In order to use iptables (this machine has to be a firewall) I have to
> upgrade to a 2.4 kernel.
> I tried kernel-image-2.4.18-686, but then my Mylex controller is not
> recognized anymore!
> Can anyone think of a solution? (I'm not familiar with recompiling
> kernels etc....)
Yes: getting familiar with recompiling kernels etc.
You say that there's two features you need, and that the stock kernels
available to you only support one or the other. Sounds exactly like
the sort of situation in which one compiles a custom kernel. Especially
since the stock kernels have all sorts of hardware support that you
probably *don't* need.
for a tutorial on compiling and installing kernels on Debian machines.
Chris Metzler email@example.com
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