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Re: [SLE] cd /usr/src/linux
  • From: Dave Smith <Dave.Smith@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 18:20:55 +0000
  • Message-id: <20020316182055.GW8303@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 01:13:24AM +0700, durant@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
On Sunday 17 March 2002 00:57, you wrote:
If you're compiling the same version of the kernel as the version already
running, you may want to take a copy of /lib/modules/<current_version>,
just in case.  Use 'cp -a'.

What is the "current version"? Is the full syntax like this: (?)

cp -a /lib/modules/<current_version

e.g.

cd /lib/modules
cp -a 2.4.4-4GB 2.4.4-4GB.backup

Where should it be copied to?

Anywhere. You're just taking a copy, just in case you screw things up.

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