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RE: Compiling kernel rpm



While Ed was a bit harsh he is correct. Red Hat is not the one to
contact. They no longer support any RH Linux version 9.0 or below. All
are considered "end of life" products.

Your best (only?) bet is to go to the Fedora Legacy site
(http://www.fedoralegacy.org) and see if you can contact someone that
might be interested in helping you. Understand though that the chances
are slim that you will succeed in getting the kernel upgraded (unless
you do it yourself). Most "support" through Fedora Legacy is for bug and
security fixes for the smaller packages. But you might find some one
capable of giving you pointers and a helping hand.

Good luck anyway.

Paul Pettit
CTO and IS Manager
Consistent Computer Bargains Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Ed Wilts
Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 6:18 PM
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: Re: Compiling kernel rpm


On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 01:48:44PM -0700, Blair Lowe wrote:
> Here is the patch that I want to apply to upgrade the 3ware drivers
> (from code off of the 3ware website) in case someone at redhat wants
to
> upgrade the valhalla kernel with this stuff:

Why would Red Hat want to do this?  They haven't issued any errata for
7.3 in over a year, and they wouldn't release a new kernel without doing
regression testing.  That's a lot of work for something that's been
unsupported for over a year.  To be blunt, give it up and upgrade.

If you needed this added to a Fedora Core or RHEL kernel, that would be
a different story...

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Ed Wilts, RHCE
Mounds View, MN, USA
mailto:ewilts ewilts org
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