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Old 07-18-2003, 01:53 AM   #1
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Updating the Kernel

What does the new Kernel(2.4.2) offer?

How do I check what kernel I have?
Old 07-18-2003, 02:02 AM   #2
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type 'uname -r'

The latest kernel is 2.4.21.

I don't know how to patch a kernel. With red hat I just run up2date.

I would like to know how u do it with slackware.
Old 07-18-2003, 07:47 AM   #3
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just download the latest kernel and install the rpm. You may wanna use red-carpet or up2date to do that
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Re: Updating the Kernel

Originally posted by PionexUser
What does the new Kernel(2.4.2) offer?

How do I check what kernel I have?
Just an FYI:
2.4.2 is surely NOT the new kernel It'd be rather 2.4.21 as pointed out above.

To see features, check either OR your distros page that discusses the patches it has applied.



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