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LinuxHelpNetwork: Howto Easily Recompile a Kernel

Aug 05, 2002, 07:00 (6 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jay for this link. ]

"There are several reasons for you to upgrade your kernel, you need a new device driver for your hardware, or you need to upgrade due to a bug in the kernel. Usually new kernels run faster than the old ones and are more stable and reliable.

"You can find out what the latest kernel source is, however, at the time of this writting, 06/02/02, the current kernel version is 2.4.19. You can download this kernel from www.kernel.org or by clicking here. If you just want to install a patch, you can get that here..."

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