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Re: Best Kernel?

Jeff Grossman wrote:
> I have an AMD Sempron 2800+ processor with 1 Gig of ram.  I am currently
> using the 2.6.22-2-486 kernel from Lenny.  I want to install a different
> kernel so I can get the full use of my 1 Gig of ram.  I was looking
> through the options and found the following:
> linux-image-2.6.22-2-686
Is best that the 486.
> linux-image-2.6.22-2-686-bigmem
If you have +4G in RAM
> linux-image-2.6.22-2-amd64
I don't think that your sempron supports 64bits.

There should exists a "k7" kernel, something like
"linux-image-2.6.22-2-k7", that should be your best option, if the k7
kernel doesn't exists anymore then use the 686.

> And, when I am ready to upgrade, do I just run an apt-get install
> linux-image-2.6.22-2-*?

Just like any other package :-)

Jose Luis.

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