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Re: [edlug] Kernel updates..



Well, I dont know yet how I intend doing this, just wanted to know if it was
possible first. :) now that i know it is possible, I will look into it
further.. btw using mandrake 9.2

Derek
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Kemp" <edlug@xxx.xxx.xxx>
To: "deek" <deek__f@xxx.xxx.xxx>
Cc: <edlug@xxx.xxx.xxx>
Sent: Monday, January 19, 2004 2:06 PM
Subject: Re: [edlug] Kernel updates..


>
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 01:36:38PM -0000, deek wrote:
>
> > How easy/difficult is it to change from 2.4 kernel to 2.6?
> > is it just a case of "upgrading" or is there a lot more to it?
>
>   Yes it's a case of upgrading!  Are you planning on using packages
>  from your distro? Or from source?
>
>   If you build from source you will need to check that you have the
>  correct versions of all the software required to build it, these are
>  listed in the documentation.
>
>   The only thing I remember having to udpate was "modutils" as this was
>  necessary due to the module loading changes.
>
>   There might be a few minor problems with things like mice not working
>  due to changes of names of things but in general it should be
>  straightforward.
>
> Steve
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