[TriLUG] customizing Redhat 7.2 kernel-source rpm - IGNORE THIS THREAD
Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:43:52 -0400
OOPS! Feeling very stupid. :)
Did not mean to send this one out again. Very wierd. KMail decided to resend
an email I wrote months ago.
BTW: 2.4.9-31 does not solve the problem. However you idea should work with
2.4.12 and up. Thanks.
On Tuesday 16 April 2002 08:17, you wrote:
> Peter Long [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> > I did not explain myself properly. I am trying to build the Redhat 7.2
> > kernel from the src.rpm because I am trying to update the Redhat 7.2
> > install RPMS. I need to do this because 2.4.7-10 (the RH7.2 kernel) does
> > not support my RAID controller. Kernels 2.4.12 and up do support it.
> > Unfortunately I only have a Mandrake 8.0 box available to compile the
> > kernel.
> > I am not sure that the Mandrake built 2.4.16 kernel will work well as
> > part of the RH7.2 install. Do you think/know if it will?
> Have you checked whether 2.4.9-31 does? They tend to backport drivers
> when they put out newer kernels. If it *does*, you should be able to
> just use the updated boot.img (or bootnet.img or whatever) from redhat's
> updates, along with their update disks for new drivers, without building
> a whole new kernel.