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Old 07-02-2002, 08:25 PM   #1
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How do you download new kernel ?


how do you do it ^ ?
 
Old 07-02-2002, 08:32 PM   #2
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Assuming your want the source and not aqn RPM or deb, go to a kernel mirror (your can find these on the kernel.org webpage). I use ftp top get my kernel sources. I ftp into my mirror of choice, browse into the kernel subdiretory (usually something like pub/linux/kernel/v2.4.....) and download the version I want.

HTH,

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Old 07-02-2002, 08:39 PM   #3
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what distro are you using, sometimes it might be best to get the kernel optimized for a particular distro, like redhat.. etc

but you can't beat the www.kernel.org , the home of the kernel.
 
Old 07-02-2002, 09:26 PM   #4
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like Trickykid said, just go to www.kernel.org, and download the latest kernel, untar it and then menuconfig etc...
I use redhat and I feel the best thing indeed is downloading it from kernel.org...and not by some other means.

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