Kernel Change Questions.

R Vijay spamtrap2 at noemail.com
Wed Jan 12 12:31:46 PST 2005


On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 14:26:23 -0600
Kevin Alm <kevinalm at shenessex.heartland.net> wrote:

> R Vijay wrote:
> 
> >I am trying to change my Linux Kernel as presently I have only kernel 2.4 and have the following questions:
> >1. Why is there no md5sum for the tarball at kernel.org ?
> >
> >I am trying to use the following page for the task:
> >file://localhost/home/vijay/KernelCompile.html
> >
> >What does the following command achieve ? I know mv is the move command. However, after I gave this command nothing seems to have happened:
> >/usr/src/# mv linux linux-VERSION && ln -s linux-VERSION linux
> >  
> >
> It moves whatever is pointed to by the (deprecated) /usr/src/linux 
> symlink to linux-VERSION and then points the symlink to the new 
> location. You're probably supposed to fill in VERSION with your old 
> kernel version number.


Thanks for the prompt response. I put in my New Version number here. How can I undo this change ?

Please assist.
 
Thanks.

Vijay



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