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Old 04-18-2006, 08:19 PM   #1
Eileen
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RH9 + how to update linux-2.4.20-8 to newer version


Hello, how do I upgrade my kernel linux-2.4.20-8 to a newer version linux-2.4.X ? I have never done that before. Is it very difficult for a newbie? Where can I get this newer version from the safe, secure website that is meant for Redhat 9? What are the step-by-steps I need to do after download? Please advise me!!

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Old 04-18-2006, 08:27 PM   #2
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Redhat 9 reached its end of life a while ago, so there are no more upgrades from Redhat. If you need to upgrade your kernel, you will have to check whether the fedoralegacy.org project provides any upgrades for Redhat 9 kernels. If not you will have to compile a new kernel from source. Personally I would recommend you switch to a newer Redhat based distro such as Fedora Core or Redhat Enterprise Linux (or free rebuilds such as CentOS).
 
  


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