Re: dumb question about upgrading the kernel and SATA disks....
On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 12:47:31AM +0000, Michael Fothergill wrote:
> >First you should try installing the kernel available in sarge. Use
> > aptitude install kernel-image-2.6.8-3-k7
> I did this. It worked.
> uname -a
> Linux spc1-burn4-0-0-cust262 2.6.8-3-k7 #1 Tue Dec 5 23:58:25 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux
Great. Does the SATA disk work?
> >or if you want to always have the latest kernel available in sarge then
> > aptitude install kernel-image-2.6-k7
> I did this one too and got the same kernel as above as far as I can see. The boot up menu now
> lists these various kernel options to choose from as well as recovery modes....
Let's assume there will be a newer kernel in sarge (unlikely). This
package would make sure you get it installed automagically, without
selecting it yourself.
> Will this new kernel make it easier to upgrade to etch?? Presumably etch official release is
> getting close now.....
Maybe somewhat easier. When (if?) you upgrade to etch read the release
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.