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Old 10-26-2004, 03:10 PM   #1
etillman
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How to use /testing for kernel 2.6.7


Hello,
When installing Slackware 10.0, how do you choose to install kernel 2.6.7? (which is located in /testing) I want to choose this over the default 2.4.22, but I don't know how.

Do you choose this option when you get to the first prompt when you boot from the cd? (boot: ), or later, when you choose the kernel to install after you have installed your packages. I would much prefer to use kernel 2.6.7 from the get-go, rather than upgrade once I have the system installed with the other kernel (which for some reason I suck at doing).

Please help.

Thanks.
 
Old 10-26-2004, 05:50 PM   #2
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It does not give you that option during the installation.

Read the note from Pat V. that is in the testing kernels directory.
 
Old 10-26-2004, 08:47 PM   #3
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http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20040628

Follow those instructions and you will be set.
 
  


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