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    SubjectRe: RedHat 9 and 2.5.x support
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    On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 18:54:08 +0200, Antonio Vargas <wind@cocodriloo.com>  said:
    >
    > I've just installed RedHat 9 on my desktop machine and I'd like
    > if it will support running under 2.5.65+ instead of his usual
    > 2.4.19+.

    I'm running 2.5.67 on an otherwise mostly-RH9, and it works fine modulo the
    usual issues with bleeding-edge kernels. I've only hit two issues that are
    at all redhat specific:

    1) Get Rusty's module tools (but you knew that). If you install them
    right, they'll DTRT if you boot a 2.4 kernel too (keep the RH kernel
    around just in case. ;)

    2) You'll need this work-around for modules, probably:

    *** etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit.orig 2003-04-16 12:52:22.780531536 -0400
    --- etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit 2003-04-09 21:40:36.000000000 -0400
    ***************
    *** 360,365 ****
    --- 360,366 ----
    if ! LC_ALL=C grep -iq nomodules /proc/cmdline 2>/dev/null && [ -f /proc/ksyms ]; then
    USEMODULES=y
    fi
    + USEMODULES=y

    # Our modutils don't support it anymore, so we might as well remove
    # the preferred link.

    (or some other similar work-around for /proc/ksyms not being in 2.5 kernels)
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