*To*: Arno Schuring <aelschuring@hotmail.com>*Cc*: debian-user@lists.debian.org*Subject*: Re: where to get patched older kernel for example 2.6.39*From*: Jim Green <student.northwestern@gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 01:50:26 +0000*Message-id*: <[🔎] CACAe89yEprddbFAiykGFTYhrre88XGVib3T9UPubyczUtfR0xQ@mail.gmail.com>*In-reply-to*: <[🔎] 20111206203328.4b133c7e@neminis.intra.loos.site>*References*: <[🔎] CACAe89z=RGB-fGbzm-G2C0ck8Wt2y9+3K2G=NaEjP=EMeWj9SQ@mail.gmail.com> <[🔎] 20111206044107.GA2177@hysteria.proulx.com> <[🔎] 20111206044350.GA2901@hysteria.proulx.com> <[🔎] CACAe89ytR2yQwoeP9tq20D=L2XMKQs_Nok7Jhvn3fBoVpJnX9w@mail.gmail.com> <[🔎] 20111206050751.GA7200@hysteria.proulx.com> <[🔎] CACAe89z8AkyiSZd7hdq8jfeS6F=wgJV_K2M_vzNzx=5ft9hMiA@mail.gmail.com> <[🔎] 20111206203328.4b133c7e@neminis.intra.loos.site>

On 6 December 2011 19:33, Arno Schuring <aelschuring@hotmail.com> wrote: > Jim Green (student.northwestern@gmail.com on 2011-12-06 05:17 +0000): >> On 6 December 2011 05:07, Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com> wrote: >> > Do you have any examples of something in the Linux 3.x kernel that >> > isn't in the 2.6.38 kernel that is likely to cause trouble? >> >> Actually I don't :) I haven't got the chance to look through the long >> changelogs.. >> >> my other concern using the 3.** kernel is my .config for the kernel, >> probbaly it doesn't work for 3.** kernel because of new kernel >> parameters or parameter changes.. > I think you'll be pleasantly surprised. I'm sure there are some changes > (I can recall a submenu being moved around sometime in recent history, > which made all parameters appear as NEW), but most of them will be > additional drivers which you can safely ignore. > > Just to be sure: you do know about make oldconfig, right? I heard about it but never used before, I only used menuconfig. does that mean my .config would always work for newer kernels? I think I'll dig on make oldconfig. Thanks! Jim

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