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From: Michael Lee Yohe <myohe+USENET@redhat.com> Subject: Re: RH7.1 -> 2.4.12 Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 11:20:26 -0500 References: <email@example.com> > Wondering if I did this right. I'm relatively new to doing things > within a RedHat framework; newly concerned with things like RPM > manageability, I'm somewhat paranoid. Any pointers or affirmations > would be greatly appreciated. > > I needed functionality from the newer 2.4.x kernel (specifically, USB > support for my Clie), but RedHat only has 2.4.3-12 on their updates > site. So I downloaded and installed kernel-source-2.4.3-12.i386.rpm You can always opt to go for the Rawhide version of the kernel - available in source RPM. There is often a much-more recent version of the kernel available for you to tinker with. Mind you, after installing a Red Hat source RPM-based kernel, do a make mrproper, and then copy the .config file for the default configuration you wish to support.
-- Michael Lee Yohe (myohe+USENET@redhat.com) Software Developer, Engineering Services Red Hat, Inc. QUIPd 0.20: (427 of 530) -> We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. -> - Dwight D. Eisenhower
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