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Re: [vox-tech] Kernel 2.4

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Kernel 2.4
  • From: Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.cMAPSom>
  • Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2001 22:33:46 -0800
  • References: 200102091705.f19H5Fv38462@pilot28.cl.msu.edu

On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 12:05:15PM -0500, George Thomas Finch wrote:
> Hello All,
>     I've recently installed a new system with Red Hat 7.0, the install I might
> add was much faster and easier than the last 10 attempts at installing Win98
> for others.
>     Since the box does not have any critical data on it yet, I thought I'd try
> compiling kernel 2.4 (from the LUGOD CD). Weekend project.  If the system is
> not bootable afterwards I wil not feel bad reinstalling everything.
>     Does any know of a good source of info on how to compile a new Kernel?
> I've found some good how-to's but they all seem to have some extra notes about
> each kernel, 2.2 for example.  Does anyone know of a good source that is 2.4
> specific?

I haven't seen anything that I can recomment but I suggest that you NOT use
devfs because it will cause a rather nasty fsck message when you boot. (It
does no harm to your partitions, though.)

I suggest checking the usual places like Linux.com.

Henry House
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