Re: Newbie Question
* Abrasive <firstname.lastname@example.org> [030702 10:58]:
> 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.
I belive that your 3.0r1 install CD has a 2.4 kernel on it. Is it
listed if you enter the following on the command line?
apt-cache search kernel-image-2.4.18
If so install it with "apt-get install <packagename>"
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