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bongski55
05-13-2003, 08:46 AM
This is a general question about kernel upgrading. Suppose I want to upgrade 2.4.20,do I have to go thru 2.4.3 before going to 2.4.4 or I can go directly to the highest available upgrade kerenel or patch?

eadz
05-13-2003, 10:00 AM
Which version of Knoppix are you using?

Do don't need to go through the different versions. Either apt-get install kernel-image-2.4.20 or download the source for 2.4.20 ( linux-2.4.20.tar.nz from kernel.org )

bongski55
05-14-2003, 07:07 AM
I am not doing any upgrade to my knoppix,still using "poor man's install". I meant this to be a general linux question.

Are kernel upgrades specific to distro? I mean for each distro having different procedures?

eadz
05-14-2003, 07:11 AM
I am not doing any upgrade to my knoppix,still using "poor man's install". I meant this to be a general linux question.

Are kernel upgrades specific to distro? I mean for each distro having different procedures?

Yes, in debian it is apt-get install <new kernel>

I take it you want to upgrade a different version of linux i.e. not Debian or Knoppix ?

bongski55
05-14-2003, 09:32 AM
Not decided yet on any distro. Have to admit I 'might' settle on Knoppix. I find it has the most active forum of all the distros. Evidence is the quick reply to this post.