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How do I upgrade or replace the kernel with a newer one say Slackware 2.04 to a new Slackware kernel? My Distro is based on Slackware and I can't upgrade ...
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    Question [SOLVED] How do I swap the kernel?


    How do I upgrade or replace the kernel with a newer one say Slackware 2.04 to a new Slackware kernel?
    My Distro is based on Slackware and I can't upgrade this Distro because it douse not have any upgrade yet.

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    I always use this guide to rebuild my own kernels and it's never failed me:

    http://www.digitalhermit.com/linux/K...ild-HOWTO.html

    Have fun with it.
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    Any chance I could do an update to the kernel or something simple?

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    If the devs/packagers for your distribution have released a newer kernel, you should be able to use the package manager for your distribution to easily install a newer precompiled kernel.
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    What distro are you using that's based on Slackware?

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    they just released a new version so I don't need any help on this but thank you all.
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