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Re: Migrate kernel 2.4 to 2.6

On 06/27/2007 10:45 AM, Kenward Vaughan wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 07:50 +0000, Qnick wrote:
>> I have a box ((Fujitsu-Siemens PRIMERGY RX300  S3) within Debian 4.0
>> "Etch" and 2.4.31 kernel  .
>> I very want upgrade it to kernel 2.6.21 but i don't know how do it.
>> I installed kernel package 2.6.18  from Debian distribution but after
>> reboot accured "kernel panic" (don't detect scsi megaraid).
>> After I compiled new kernel. I installed necessary package: udev,
>> yaird , initramfs-tools.
> ...
> Just in general, there are reference pages out there for migration. One
> is
> http://linuxdevices.com/articles/AT5793467888.html
> This isn't a direct answer to what ails you, but is worth looking at for
> those switching from 2.4.x to the 2.6 kernel.
> Kenward

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 -- Release Notes

"The Release Notes also contain instructions for users who are upgrading
from prior releases."

>From that, you'll know what you missed that caused the troubles, and
perhaps it can help you salvage the upgrade.


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