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Old 11-02-2002, 09:39 PM   #1
cap_tan
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Red Hat help please


I am building a new server that requires Red Hat 2.4.9-31 kernel due to the application that I am loading. Leaving that as is...meaning the application specifies that it is tested with that kernel and only that one.

What version of Red Hat should I start with? Red Hat 7.3 is what is on the sales shelf now, and I know I can patch the kernel to 2.4.9-31, so my questions is does it matter what version I purchase?

Red Hat 7.3, 8.0.

Thank you.
 
Old 11-02-2002, 10:05 PM   #2
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Both 7.3 and 8.0 shipped with a newer version of kernel 2.4.18 and 2.4.19 respectively, so in any case you'd need to downgrade the kernel, if the app requires 2.4.9-specific.redhat.version than your best bet would be to get the kernel from http://www.rpmfind.net and install it. But I'd try first if the app would work with stock kernel shipped with RH.
 
Old 11-02-2002, 10:25 PM   #3
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Thanks neo, I'll try the RH stock and see what happens. - who knows maybe the manf. will have had time to try it in the next week.

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