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Old 10-06-2005, 05:18 AM   #1
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downgrading kernel

Hi all

I need help down grading from 2.6 to 2.4

the reason is I want to run a openmosix kernel and have trouble finding 2.6 tools, i have a kernel but cant use it

so I am biting the bullet and down grading to 2.4

At this time I am using udev to build the device nodes but will I have to use/make anything diffrent for 2.4 plus I seem to have trouble compiling 2.4 kernel is this some thing to do with gcc or libc?

Many thanks
Old 10-07-2005, 04:16 PM   #2
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What problems? What error messages? How are you installing the kernel? At what point(s) do(es) it fail?
Old 10-08-2005, 01:08 AM   #3
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that's going to be hard
cant use udev so you have to make /dev directory with the old script
need old modutils pre module_init_tools
edit: forgot to say safest thing to do is build it with gcc 2.95

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