upgrading

Tom Cashman tom at cashmans.screaming.net
Wed Nov 15 08:47:54 PST 2000


Many thanks for all the comments

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Geard" <delgarde at ihug.co.nz>
To: <lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: upgrading


> On Wednesday 15 November 2000 10:05, you wrote:
> > OK, so if I upgrade to X4.01 and a 2.4 kernel, what needs to be done
before
> > I compile? Is it just a case of removing /etc/X11R6 and the files in
/etc
> > for X, and renaming or removing the kernel image?
>
> For X, that's all you should need  - delete /usr/X11R6 and /etc/X11.
> For the kernel, versions can co-exist happily, if you install the new
kernel
> under a different name (e.g vmlinuz-2.4test10), and change the appropriate
> names under lilo.conf. If you want to remove the old version completely,
> delete the old kernel file, and the old module directory in /lib/modules.
>
> Remember to rerun lilo after making changes to the config file...
>
> Simon.
>
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