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Old 11-04-2013, 08:16 PM   #1
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Request for include kernel 3.10.18 in Slackware next release

As title in this thread,
is there any chance to include this new kernel?

PS: Sorry if my English is bad
Old 11-04-2013, 08:25 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by fakhry View Post
As title in this thread,
is there any chance to include this new kernel?

PS: Sorry if my English is bad
Given that the release date is so near, I seriously doubt that Pat will consider updating the kernel.

However, if you are reasonably comfortable with compiling, this would be a good place to start.


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please volkerding! upgrade to 3.10.18!!
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Kernel 3.10.17 is long term and it's late in the game for a new release. If you need or want a new kernel then get it from:

Then for some helpful reading;
From Slackware®-Links;
Kernel-HOWTO <- Intro & Compile
Compiling the Linux Kernel
Building a Linux Kernel from source <- Eric Hameleers (Alien)’s Wiki pages
Building a new 2.6.x kernel with Slackware® 12.0
'make' Commands Defined evilDagmar's Great definition + 'here's what the commands you need to know about actually do and when you should use them.' + LQ Post
Simple 2.6 Kernel Build Guide <- 'Fast and easy kernel rebuild guide for a 2.6 Linux kernel the right way in Slackware (a few of the last bits are Slackware Linux specific).'
10-Step Kernel Compile Guide <- Aimed at Slackware users, but applicable to anyone.
How to compile Slackware Kernel <- 'There are many reasons to build a new kernel in a distro like Slackware.' + Another good guide.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:15 PM   #5
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I'm actually a little surprised that upping to .18 wasn't considered as the changelog shows several bug fixes for what appear to be severe problems.

Only a little, though, considering how fixing one bug almost always introduces two more...I'll trust Pat and the gang on this one.



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