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    Default kernel upgrade gone wrong

    so, i wanted to get the newest kernel (2.6.25.4), all went fine until i rebooted...
    all in all, i had to install BT all over again. did anyone update it with succes and how?

    ps. followed these instructions http://kernelnewbies.org/FAQ/KernelCompilation
    Aquillar> hey, you guys ever play kmem russian roulette?
    Agnostos> I don't believe I have. care to explain the details?
    Aquillar> dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/kmem bs=1 count=1 seek=$RANDOM
    Aquillar> keep executing until system crashes
    Aquillar> person that crashes system has to buy beer
    Agnostos> lol
    Agnostos> I wonder if I can sneak that into a server startup script here.

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    Well thats not a lot of information to work with.

    a. Have you ever built a kernel?

    b. Why do you feel the need to upgrade?

    C. did you start from scratch ?

    D. Did you try to use your old .config?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pureh@te View Post
    Well thats not a lot of information to work with.

    a. Have you ever built a kernel?

    b. Why do you feel the need to upgrade?

    C. did you start from scratch ?

    D. Did you try to use your old .config?
    a. no :x (this was my first time actually)

    b. for some reason i couldnt get any temperature readings of my cpu..after some googling i found out it should work with 2.6.25.4

    c. yes

    d. no

    thnx or the link, its gonna help alot
    Aquillar> hey, you guys ever play kmem russian roulette?
    Agnostos> I don't believe I have. care to explain the details?
    Aquillar> dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/kmem bs=1 count=1 seek=$RANDOM
    Aquillar> keep executing until system crashes
    Aquillar> person that crashes system has to buy beer
    Agnostos> lol
    Agnostos> I wonder if I can sneak that into a server startup script here.

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