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Re: Proper way to install new kernel 2.6.11.7 into Fedora Core 3(solved)!!!



--- Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 yahoo com> wrote:
> 
> --- Temlakos <temlakos gmail com> wrote:
> > Rick Stevens wrote:
> > > Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > > 
> > >> Dear all,
> > >>    I was afraid to update to a newer kernel
> with
> > all
> > >> the messages that the system won't boot but I
> am
> > >> taking a risk.  I have downloaded
> > 2.6.11.7.tar.bz2 and
> > >> extracted it.  I read the README and have done
> > the
> > >> following:
> > >> make mrproper
> > >> make xconfig
> > >> make dep
> > >> make clean
> > >> make bzImage
> > >>
> > >> What else do i need to do?  I am still running
> > >> 2.6.9-1.667.  I need to manually edit
> > /boot/grub.conf
> > >> to put the new kernel. 
> > >> What advice can you give me?
> > >>
> > >> Do I need to do a modules install? or something
> > like
> > >> that.
> > >>
> > >> I appreciate all the help that you can provide.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > You don't need the "make dep" or "make clean"
> > steps with 2.6 kernels.
> > > Simply:
> > > 
> > >     make mproper
> > >     make xconfig
> > >     make bzImage
> > >     make modules
> > >     make modules_install
> > >     make install
> > > 
> > > That should do it all for you.  Double check
> your
> > /boot/grub/grub.conf
> > > file to verify that the new kernel got
> installed.
> > > 
> > > Of course, why don't you just "yum update
> kernel"
> > and use the
> > > precompiled binary 2.6.11 kernel for FC3 from
> the
> > official repositories?
> > 
> > I can't speak for Antonio; maybe he has plunged
> into
> > Fedora and hasn't 
> > mastered the rpm and yum commands. (/I/ still have
> > trouble with them, 
> > sometimes.) But I have heard that compiling from
> > source gives you an 
> > application, or a kernel, optimized for your
> machine
> > in a way no binary 
> > can match. Is that true? If it is, then those
> > instructions will prove 
> > very valuable.
> I agree with that part(But I have heard that
> compiling
> from
> > source gives you an 
> > application, or a kernel, optimized for your
> machine
> > in a way no binary 
> > can match.).  I have Mplayer-1.0pre7 installed via
> by compiling and xine with rpm.  I do know how to
> work
> out dependencies and I can resolve most of the
> problems but they say that a compiled kernel will
> work
> better than the stock kernel provided by Fedora on
> our
> machines.  I also want to learn more about linux and
> compiling the kernel.  
> 
> > 
> > Then, too, there's the matter of wanting to load
> > into the kernel certain 
> > non-standard modules, and even to run the kernel
> in
> > four-stack mode for 
> > some purposes. (NDISwrapper springs to mind.) I'd
> > like a quick how-to on 
> > that alone, or at least a link to some clear
> > instructions.
> > 
> > Temlakos
> > 
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Thanks to Rick, Temlakos, Kam and Robert for their
kind help, I am now running 2.6.11.7.  I never thought
I could do it.  Thanks for helping out.

[student rio ~]$ uname -r
2.6.11.7
[student rio ~]$

Antonio


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