[ale] Distributions and 2.2.12
jknapka at charter.net
Tue Dec 14 15:33:48 EST 1999
Chris Kilroy wrote:
> Download the kernel source for the version you want.
> It really isn't that hard to configure and compilea and install a new kernel.
A clarification to my previous post, which hopefully will hit
this list before this one: I wasn't trying to discourage folks
from building their own kernel; 90% of the time it really is
as simple as configuring, compiling, and LILO-ing. But if
you're upgrading across major revisions it can be way more
complicated, and things occasionally change in surprising
ways even between minor revisions.
> I've done it 4+ times and i've only been using linux since February.
> You'll get better performance as well since you won't have tons of useless stuff
> compiled in.
> Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> > It is my understanding that RH 6.1 has 2.2.12. I just looked this up
> > because I have a machine on hand that needs 2.2.13 to be able to use its
> > drives, so I kinda need a distro with 2.2.13 unless I want to go through a
> > whole bunch of legerdomain that I don't want to get into.
> > FWIW, machine in question is an old EISA-bus Compaq Prosignia VS with a
> > 53c710 (NOT 53c810) SCSI controller. 2.2.13 has support for the 710.
> > - Jeff
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Chris Fowler [mailto:chrisf at computone.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, December 13, 1999 4:24 PM
> > > To: 'ale at ale.org'
> > > Subject: [ale] Distributions and 2.2.12
> > >
> > >
> > > Can someone tell me what Linux distributions have kernel
> > > 2.2.12 or greater?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Chris
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