Re: business card install - kernel
On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 04:31:28AM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> If I'm using the business card CD install, I get to a page that says,
> "Install the base system" and lists about 30 different kernels. I
> can't find any web page or documentation that explains the difference
> between each one.
> I have found pages like this:
> Which tells me this package contains (gasp) a 2.6.18 linux kernel
> image. Thanks, but see, that part is obvious from the name. What
> isn't obvious is why, on the "Install the base system" screen, there's
> an option for:
^^^^ pick this one: depends on the most recent (Etch) linux kernel for a
depends on the most recent linux kernel version but only if version 2.6,
for a 686
An actual kernel, version 2.6.18-6 for a 686.
Linux kernels used to be called "kernel-image" but the named changed to
"linux-image" so that in future you could choose, e.g. openbsd-image to
run an OpenBSD kernel.