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HOWTO use Linux 2.2 with TurboLinux 3.0.1 Linux distribution

Jan 29, 1999, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])

The release of TurboLinux 3.0.1 coincided with the long-awaited upgrade of Linux, the new 2.2 kernel. Listed below are three simple ways to install Linux 2.2 on TurboLinux 3.0.1.

Logged in as the root system administrator inside ofthe X-Window GUI, the administrator can click on the Managers icon.After clicking on the "Packages" icon, TurboLinux's full GUI called"TurboPkg" will walk the administrator through a selection of install methods. The system must be connected to the Internet. You will be using FTP to install. The FTP sites are built into TurboPkg. The administrator should then select the new kernel to install from the menu. TurboPkg handles most of the tedious tasks of updating the kernel.

TurboPkg can also be run from a server console without the X-Window system. The console version of TurboPkg is slightly faster, and many people may want to use it from inside X. This is done by running 'cxturbopkg' from a root shell inside X. A menu system will walk the administrator through the update process.

Although the easy to use TurboPkg system is recommended for both novices and experts, another install method is also available. The updated kernel can be downloaded by FTP from ftp://ftp.pht.com/pub/turbolinux/updates (binary packages are in the i386/ directory relative to this URL, and the source RPM is in the SRPMS directory). Once the kernel is downloaded, it can be installed by the root user using the command 'rpm -Uvh kernel*.i386.rpm'

For other questions on TurboLinux 3.0.1, please visit: http://www.pht.com/support/index.html