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Re: [suse-security] Kernel source not matching kernel update
From: Anders Johansson (andjohrydsbo.net)
Date: Sun Apr 18 2004 - 11:36:23 CDT
On Sunday 18 April 2004 18:31, suserio.vg wrote:
> I have not, but I am using SuSE 9.0, which had the two versions matching.
> Also, I don't run 'make cloneconfig' and whatnot when upgrading the kernel.
> As I understand it, NVIDIA's kernel installer should be able to compile
> without kernel sources, but I could be wrong about that.
The official suse kernels ship with a precompiled kernel 'glue', so all the
installer has to do is link it with the proprietary stuff. It doesn't compile
anything, and as you say doesn't require the kernel source.
If you use a modified kernel though, you'll need a prepared source, because
then you'll need to compile
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