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Re: Newbie Question

unpack the kernel source tree in /usr/src
cd to /usr/src/linux-2.whateveryouhave
configure your options with make-menuconfig
build the deb with  make-kpkg kernel_image
cd ..
install it w dpkg -i kernel-image-whateveryouhave_i386.deb

On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 01:00:12PM -0500 or thereabouts, Abrasive wrote:
> Okay, after loading a new machine with Debian 3.0r1, I've found that I need to install a 
> newer kernel.  Without the kernel, debian won't recognize my NIC or my display 
> adapter.  So, I don't have internet access on that computer.  
> I'd like to download all the necessary files to upgrade the kernel from 2.2.x to a 2.4.x
> kernel.  But, I don't know which files to download, and I have no idea how to upgrade
> the kernel the 'Debian Way'
> Once I have the files,(once I find out which files I'll need) I'll download them to this 
> machine, and burn them to a CD.  Then I'll copy them to the new machine.
> >From there, I'm at aloss.  Any help that I can get would be MUCH appreciated.
> I'm not new to linux/unix, just new to Debian.  And I don't understand the package
> system very well, or doing things the Debian Way.
> Thanks.
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