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Re: [SLE] Kernel Update Question
  • From: Lucky Leavell <susemisc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 13:41:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405101340220.13292@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


On Mon, 10 May 2004, Peter B Van Campen wrote:

> On Monday 10 May 2004 07:53 am, Lucky Leavell wrote:
> > OS: 9.0
> >
> > After last week's security bulletin, I downloaded kernel
> > k_deflt-2.4.21-215 OK but failed to download kernel-source after two
> > tries. (I have a very slow and unrelaiable dial up connection.)
> >
> > Question: Can I go ahead and install k_deflt withour the kernel-source?
> > (There were several other much smaller downloads which did not install:
> > mc, ethereal, etc. I assume I shoul manually install them as well.?)
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Lucky Leavell
>
> Dear Lucky,
>
> Did you get that Kernel from Mantel's site at SUSE? Without the sources you
> may have trouble setting up the NVIDIA drivers fron NVIDIA; they require the
> sources.
>
They were from the YoU FTP site at suse.de. I don't use NVIDIA so that
part should not be a problem, should it?

Thank you,
Lucky

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