advice on kernel compiling
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 03:41:12 +0530
I am currently running RH 9.0 with no problems with kernel version
some 2.4.*. I want to download and compile a newer kernel. I have
a few questions:
* If I compile a new kernel, will I be able to use my previous kernel
afterwards. If yes, would I require any sort of repartioning.
* I want to apply the stable kernel(even no). Which one is the latest.
* Are there seperate kernels for Red Hat linux, I have seen official
kernels in .bz2 format while the red hat ones in rpm format. What is
the difference between the two.
* If I use the latest kernel, will the hardware support for my linux will
become same as that of latest linux distribution.
Madhur Ahuja [madhur<underscore>ahuja<at>yahoo<dot>com]
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