Re: 2.6.11 kernel in sarge?
On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 22:30:12 +0200, Bill Thompson
> On Fri, 8 Jul 2005 19:20:17 +0100
> Dave Ewart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Friday, 08.07.2005 at 20:09 +0200, Mikael Backman wrote:
> > > Is there a way for me to download the debian 2.6.11 kernel and use it
> > > in sarge?
> > Yes, but it's not technically part of Sarge. Easiest way to do this is
> > to add 'unstable' to your sources.list, download the latest Sid kernel,
> > install it and make sure it's working, then remove 'unstable' from your
> > sources.list.
> Please, Please, DO NOT do this! It may work now since stable and
> unstable are not too far apart, but it could lead to disaster later
> down the road.
> I STRONGLY encourage you to learn how to use the Debian kernel tools like
> "make-kpkg" to compile custom kernels from the Debian or kernel.org
> sources. I found the following on a Google search, but there are plenty of
> other guides around:
In the APT-HowTo, I found a section on 'keeping a mixed system':
Would that be a good & nice solution instead of compiling the kernel
Matthijs (...currently compiling a kernel...)
No need to 'cc' me, I read the list.