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Old 08-01-2006, 04:18 PM   #1
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what is the current stable Kernel for Slack 10.2?


like the title says, what is the current stable Kernel that will work with Slack 10.2

also, how do i tell what Kernel I am running.

as you can tell I'm an Uber-newb.

gotta learn somehow.
 
Old 08-01-2006, 04:23 PM   #2
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well in slackware-current it says 2.4.32 with 2.6.15.6 under testing.
you can tell what kernel your using by typing uname -r in a term
though you can go get any kernel you want and compile it yourself ;-)
 
Old 08-01-2006, 04:24 PM   #3
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You can tell which kernel you're running by running "uname -r" in a terminal. 2.4.31 is the default kernel in Slack 10.2. You can download the latest stable kernel (2.6.17.7) from kernel.org, compile it and use it if you want.
 
Old 08-01-2006, 04:29 PM   #4
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would 2.6.17.7 make it easier to get my wireless card up and running?

here is the thread about my wireless.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=469837
 
Old 08-01-2006, 04:38 PM   #5
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it really wouldnt make all too much of a difference, just follow the directions that jeelliso gave you.
 
  


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