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Old 07-15-2003, 07:41 PM   #1
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Upgrading kernel


this is a very general topic indeed, but i just need to know how to upgrade my kernel from 2.4.20-8 to 2.4.20-18.9

before i do that, is it worth upgrading? (what will i benefit by upgrading) and what are some risks?

do i install it by logging on as root or by doing a "su" in terminal as a user? i will probably need each command explained, thx
 
Old 07-15-2003, 11:10 PM   #2
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well ... either a) you could do it yourself or b) use the up2date which comes with rh9 and let it do it for you.
there is a sticky thread in the slackware fourm about the steps and there explanations on how to do a kernel upgrade.
 
  


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