Since the new version of the Linux kernel, 2.4.x, was not finished at
the time Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 was created, it was not possible to
adjust the system in order to work with some of the changes in the
Adrian Bunk, a Debian developer, maintains an archive of packages that
need to be updated in case you want to run the new kernel on your
These packages are mostly recompiled versions of those packages found
in our `unstable' distribution, so despite Adrian's efforts, we can
not guarantee that everything will work perfectly.
CAUTION: After you have upgraded the modutils package to the one from
this archive, you can no longer run a modular 2.0.x kernel.
>>> More information
Please read the information on this web page carefully before upgrading!
>>> Using apt
Add the following lines to your /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb http://people.debian.org/~bunk/debian potato main
deb-src http://people.debian.org/~bunk/debian potato main
Then issue the following commands:
apt-get update apt-get -u dist-upgrade
This will upgrade all necessary packages. Please check the ``New
packages'' below if there are new packages that you need, for example,
if you want to use a new feature like ReiserFS, install the
* devfsd (1.3.11-0.1) * initrd-tools (0.1.5) * iptables (1.2.1-1) * kernel-image-2.4.2-i386 (2.4.2-1)
* kernel-source-2.4.2 (2.4.2-3) Binary packages: + kernel-doc-2.4.2 + kernel-source-2.4.2 + kernel-headers-2.4.2 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-386 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-586 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-586tsc + kernel-headers-2.4.2-686-smp + kernel-headers-2.4.2-686 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-k6 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-k7 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-pentium4 + kernel-headers-2.4.2-pentiumiii + kernel-headers-2.4.2-pentiumiii-smp + kernel-image-2.4.2-386 + kernel-image-2.4.2-586 + kernel-image-2.4.2-586tsc + kernel-image-2.4.2-686-smp + kernel-image-2.4.2-686 + kernel-image-2.4.2-k6 + kernel-image-2.4.2-k7 + kernel-image-2.4.2-pentium4
+ kernel-image-2.4.2-pentiumiii + kernel-image-2.4.2-pentiumiii-smp * kernel-source-2.4.3 (2.4.3-2) Binary packages: + kernel-doc-2.4.3 + kernel-source-2.4.3 + mkcramfs * libxml2 and libxml2-dev (2.3.3-2) * reiserfsprogs (3.x.0h-3) * usbmgr (0.4.6-2)
Some of the products that appear on this site are from companies from which QuinStreet receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. QuinStreet does not include all companies or all types of products available in the marketplace.