[CentOS] Request for good advice to upgrade kernel

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Tue Mar 21 14:44:54 UTC 2006


Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 02:05:46PM +0100, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> > kernel 2.6.9-34.EL still is based on kernel.org's 2.6.9 kernel, but has at
> > least 700 patches in it (that is added up for all architectures, so your
> > i386 kernel doesn't really have 700 patches applied to it). But the
> > kernel-API is still the same as in 2.6.9 (later 2.6.x kernels have a
> > different one).
> 
> And there you are wrong.
> 
> I give you the exemple of slmodemd, where you have to change it so it
> detects the CentOS kernel as if it were 2.6.10+. Otherwise, it won't
> even compile, due to difference on the headers.

Hmmmm. Compiled fine without any changes here. slmodemd-2.9.10 that is.

Ralph
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