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Old 04-02-2005, 08:23 PM   #1
Rage710
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How to upgrade Kernel?


I downloaded the Kernel 2.6.11.6.tar.bz2 onto my Windows partition. I was wondering if I could mount it up and drag it over? Otherwise i'll just burn a cd. I have Mandrake 10.1.

I would have just downloaded it from my linux partition, but I have to setup my wifi yet. (which is gonna be a biatch)

Any help is appriciated.
 
Old 04-02-2005, 08:45 PM   #2
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yes you can mount your windows partiton.

mount /dev/<windows_partiion> <mount_point>
you may need to modporbe vfat or ntfs first.

read "man mount" for more info.

there are alrady many posts here about compiling a kernel.
 
  


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