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Re: install kernel from testing on sarge

On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 02:47:32PM +0700 or thereabouts, Vladi Lemurov wrote:
> micha ??????????:
> >
> >On 5 Sep 2006, at 06:50, Vladi Lemurov wrote:
> >
> >Of course you can add the testing branche to your apt sources.list. 
> >This would give the option to install any kernel in etch. Afterwards 
> >you can delete the etch line in you branches tree so that no other 
> >packages are installed from etch.
> >
> >The only problem you should keep in mind: a newer kerner requires 
> >newer packages. Some programs that are depending on these packages too 
> >will have to be upgraded to the latest version or they won't work 
> >(correctly)...
> >
> That means I will have to recursively upgrade half (not namely :-) of 
> the packages? If so, I shall think if I really need to upgrade the 
> kernel or wait a bit till etch will be released.
> Vladi.

Or, just do what the other Stephen suggested, use backports. This is a
perfect example for using their kernel which will solve the dependencies
when wanting a newer kernel in Sarge (aka stable).

You tread upon my patience.
		-- William Shakespeare, "Henry IV"

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