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Re: Bad md5sum for linux-2.4.21.tar.bz2 in kernel-2.4.21-4.EL.src.rpm and 9.0.1.EL



On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 12:05:31PM -0500, Reuben D. Budiardja wrote:
> Redhat often times patch the kernel themselves, and backported security patch, 
> features, etc. Thus the Redhat's (patched) kernel is not necessarily exactly 
> the same as the one published by www.kernel.org. 

I don't believe that Red Hat has shipped a stock kernel in quite a
while, if ever.  All distributors that I'm aware of, with the exception
of Slackware, patch the kernel.

If you install the srpm for the kernel, you'll see the patches that are
applied.

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Ed Wilts, Mounds View, MN, USA
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