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    SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4 add suffix for uname -r
    On 2001-05-06T17:45:06,
    Keith Owens <> said:

    > You already have a working kernel which you want to rename to use as a
    > backup version. Changing EXTRAVERSION and recompiling builds a new
    > kernel and adds uncertainty about whether the kernel still works - did
    > you change anything else before recompiling?

    You assign a new EXTRAVERSION to the new kernel you are building, and keep the
    old kernel at the old name.

    Problem solved.

    Lars Marowsky-Brée <>

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