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    SubjectRe: regarding kernel compilation
    On 9/20/05, Fawad Lateef <fawadlateef@gmail.com> wrote:
    > On 9/20/05, Denis Vlasenko <vda@ilport.com.ua> wrote:
    > > On Tuesday 20 September 2005 10:11, Fawad Lateef wrote:
    > > > I don't think you will be able to compile 2.4 kernel on to the 2.6
    > > > kernel based distro .... as in 2.6 based distro, mod-utils and other
    > >
    > > 2.6 modutils (module-init-tools to be exact) fall back to <toolname>.old
    > > (by just exec'ing it) if those exist.
    > >
    >
    > you are right, but if they exists .... but what IIRC I havn't found
    > them on FC4/RH EL4 distributions .....
    >
    Slackware 10.0, 10.1 and 10.2 run just fine with 2.4.x and 2.6.x
    kernels and you can build, install and run both just fine - no
    problems at all there (even Slackware 9.1 will work with a few small
    changes).

    > > > packages are updated and will only support 2.6 based kernel .... So
    > >
    > > Not true. I compiled 2.4 kernels on 2.6 machine without any problems.
    > >
    > On which distribution 2.6 based you compiled and succesfully run 2.4
    > kernel ??? b/c its not working on FC3/FC4/AS4 .........
    >
    Those are just a small subset of available distributions. Just because
    it won't work there doesn't mean much.

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