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Re: Kernel date stamp?



Danny O'Brien <dannyo@steinrogan.com> writes:

> We updated the kernel this weekend using apt-get update followed by
> apt-get <kernel ver>. However, uname-a delivers the following response:
>
> Linux mail 2.4.18-686 #1 Sun Apr 14 11:32:47 EST 2002 i686 unknown
>
> Why is this kernel dated April, 2002? Is this the most recent version?

That's when it was compiled.  No, it's not the most recent version, go
browse through aptitude and you'll see more than one version of
kernel-image...

-- 
Paul Johnson
<baloo@ursine.ca>
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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