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Old 09-11-2005, 08:18 AM   #1
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installing older 2.4 kernel FC4


i found drivers for my videocard but they are only for kernel 2.4. My FC4 is running kernel 2.6, so I want to install a 2.4 kernel on my FC4. Where can I find this kernel and how do I install it?

Old 09-11-2005, 09:11 AM   #2
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hi TranceDude,
you can download the kernel from you just download the kernel and copy it into /boot. rename it to vmlinuz-version number.
now add an entry to /etc/grub.conf .... after you enter the entry in /etc/grub.conf you will get the menu at boot time.
if problems persist feel free to contact....
Old 09-11-2005, 10:00 AM   #3
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Originally posted by vimal
you can download the kernel from you just download the kernel and copy it into /boot. rename it to vmlinuz-version number.
Err, no. The kernel needs to be configured and compiled first.


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