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Re: Whats the difference

On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 11:38 +0100, Philipp Pagel wrote:
> Brent Clark <bclark@eccotours.co.za> wrote:
> > I was looking in the list of packages that are available and I came across these two
> > linux-image-2.6.15-1-686
> > kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686
> > So I basically would like to know whats the difference (apart from the version numbers obviously).
> > The description using apt-cache isnt very helpful.
> My impression is that the naming scheme was changed from
> kernel-image-XXX to linux-image-XXX a while ago.

list archives will show that this change was made to accommodate other
kernels, ie. hurd, freebsd, netbsd.

-matt zagrabelny

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