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Old 08-05-2004, 04:50 AM   #1
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kernel and app compatible?

I am currently running the latest vanilla kernel with no problem. I would like to try kernel 2.6 but compiling it and maybe making another grub boot selection to boot it...what I want to know is, would my existent software (X, gcc, gnome...) break?
Old 08-05-2004, 05:37 AM   #2
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if you are currently using 2.4 and want to go 2.6 then you will need extra tools... I never really do this, so not sure. I just compiled 2.6.7, but only on mdk10 which already had 2.6.3 ...


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