[PLUG] Downgrade ( FC4 ) to 2.4 kernel
alan at clueserver.org
Mon Jan 16 20:30:40 PST 2006
On Mon, 2006-01-16 at 15:39 -0800, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> alan wrote:
> > On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> >>My previous posting ( and all your great answers ) has helped but it has
> >>come down to needing to run a 2.4 kernel. The issue is some fuzzy
> >>suggestions got us installing FC4. Now the word is we need to go to a
> >>2.4 kernel.
> >>Some google.com searching kept going in circles and arriving at the same
> >>place. We're looking at building a kernel from source but there are
> >>warnings about SELinux and udev breaking.
> >>Any suggestions on getting a 2.4 kernel without re-installing?
> > Why do you need to go to a 2.4 kernel? If you do actually have a need to
> > do that, then FC4 is probably not the distro for you. I am not certain
> > how would do it.
> Bru software and Adaptec SCSI controllers. ( http://www.linuxtapecert.org )
Yuck. Scsi is a pain.
I would set up a test machine and then try building a 2.4 kernel from
the src rpm. Then try installing that kernel on the test machine and
see if it boots. (You have to recompile to get the gcc versions to
I have no idea if it will work, but it is worth a try.
> > You might look at the Redhat Enterprise version. It might have a version
> > that relys on the old kernel.
> Yeah CentOS 3.x does but getting there is a bit of an issue. We'd
> prefer to _not_ re-install.
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