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Re: 2.6.11 kernel in sarge?

On Friday 08 July 2005 02:06 pm, Bill Thompson wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 23:12:24 +0200
> Matthijs <vanaalten@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > In the APT-HowTo, I found a section on 'keeping a mixed system':
> > http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-apt-get.en.html#s-de
> >fault-version
> >
> > Would that be a good & nice solution instead of compiling the
> > kernel yourself?
> I tried to keep a mixed system when I first started using Debian, but
> ran into some ugly incompatibilities. One GCC upgrade in unstable can
> ruin your whole day if your running software from stable. I
> eventually settled on using unstable for my desktop and stable with
> back-ports and custom kernels where necessary for servers and client
> machines. I would not recommend a mixed system.
> It is really very easy to make kernel packages with the Debian tools.
> You should give it a try.

You can go to: http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_packages, 
and dl the kernel source for whatever version you need and build your 

Greg Madden

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