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Old 07-11-2006, 11:20 AM   #1
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upgrade the kernel


Ive got 2.6.11.12 and need to go to 2.6.16.24 so I can run the linux live scripts.

What commands do I need to run? I want to keep all the kernel settings ive got at the moment. Ive recompiled my kernel countless times using

make menuconfig
make all or just make
make modules_install

So how do I keep the old settings and upgrade. I keep reading the command make oldconfig in google. Do I just use this then make all and make modules install?

Hope someone can help!

Many thanks
 
Old 07-11-2006, 11:24 AM   #2
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One way woul dbe to go into your old kernel, save the configuration into a known file (its the last option in menuconfig), then go into the new kernel and load it (second last option in menuconfig).
 
Old 07-12-2006, 03:42 PM   #3
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It worked great! Cheers
 
  


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