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Old 05-25-2004, 08:59 PM   #1
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Upgrading Redhat Linux kernels

How do I upgrade kernels? I'm using kernel build 2.4.20-8 and I want to upgrade to 2.4.20-9. Can't the kernel upgrade affect my currently installed programs? I just need to make my kernel compatible with ALSA.
Old 05-25-2004, 09:00 PM   #2
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all i did was get the rpm for the updated kernal for RH9 and rpm -ivh and i was done. had no issues with it. not sure if you will, but that was my experiance.


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