[Clfs-support] Updating the kernel

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Fri Apr 25 04:17:09 PDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 07:05:17AM -0400, Alonso Graterol wrote:
> Hello,
>   I'm thinking on update my current kernel to one more
> recent if not the latest. I'm running a x86-64 pure 64 bit CBLFS
> system.
>   Should I expect any trouble? Should I also update the kernel
> headers? Unless it is strictly necessary I don't want to build another
> system from scratch.
>   Thanks,
 _Always_ expect trouble when you update the kernel!  Mostly, there
is no problem at all, but you should keep a known-good kernel around
until you have fully tested the new one with all your software.

 Don't update the headers, they are what your glibc was compiled

das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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