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SubjectRe: [patch] 2.4 add suffix for uname -r
On 2001-05-06T01:36:05,
Mike Castle <> said:

> On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 10:12:17AM +0200, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> > You assign a new EXTRAVERSION to the new kernel you are building, and keep the
> > old kernel at the old name.
> Except that some patches (ie, RAID, -ac) use EXTRAVERSION.

So? You can still set EXTRAVERSION to anything you like. It is just an
identifier for the admin, and not used for anything inside the kernel.

Lars Marowsky-Brée <>

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