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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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