Kernel 2.6 compile: Comaptability
rbrockway-wgAaPJgzrDxH4x6Dk/4f9A at public.gmane.org
Sat Dec 27 23:34:00 UTC 2003
On Sat, 27 Dec 2003, Paul King wrote:
> Well, things are slowly coming together. I can boot into the new kernel, and
> the kernel no longer complains about missing functions. But it wasn't
> straightforward. It looks as though the module utilities depended on an older
> version of modutils, with their executables renamed to .old. Second, the
> default installation for these new utils was going to be under /usr/local/sbin.
> And if it went to /sbin, it would clobber all files in its path without
> renaming them with .old extensions first. So that had to be done by hand, using
FWIW, I've been running a Debian Unstable system with a 2.6.0-test11
kernel and been having no problems with system utils. This is a
workstation, servers are staying at 2.4 for the forseeable future.
 xosview is broken but this is hardly a game-stopper for me :)
Interestingly it "runs" fine but fails to display at all. It'll happily
sit their monitoring the system & displaying nothing indefinitely.
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