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Old 11-26-2005, 03:41 PM   #1
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recompiling kernel


will i lose data which i have in my home directory when i recompile my kernel?
i am thinking about to upgrade on 2.6.14. now i am using 2.4.32.
 
Old 11-26-2005, 03:59 PM   #2
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Nope, you shouldn't do. You could always back up in case something were to go wrong..
 
Old 11-26-2005, 04:01 PM   #3
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thank you nylex.
 
Old 11-27-2005, 12:53 PM   #4
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It's a good idea to have a second hard-disk drive in your computer, or even a third. It's also a good idea to buy, and use, those pocket-sized USB 2.0 or FireWire hard-drives ... the kind from companies like DataStor that neatly fit into your pocket, or into a safe-deposit box.

If you can reliably say that you've got a fresh copy of the information, and that one of those copies is in a fireproof room about five miles away from here, next to that really neat cappucino shop, then ...
 
  


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