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Re: [suse-security] Kernel Update general question
  • From: Hatto von Hatzfeld <hatto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 14:20:44 +0100
  • Message-id: <20031208132044.GC7642@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Mon, 08.12.2003, um 11:24:48 Uhr [+0100] schrieb Olaf Kirch:

> > I fetched and installed kernel-source-2.4.18.SuSE-281.i386.rpm

That was my typo, sorry!

In reality it was kernel-source-2.4.21-151.src.rpm, the same version as
the binary kernel. But it was the *src.rpm - and that was my former

> Are you sure used the kernel-source _binary_ RPM?

Now I am sure that I did not. :-)

> All you need is kernel-source-2.4.21-151.i586.rpm, and install that.

Thanks for the hint. By the way: kernel-source-2.4.21-151.i586.patch.rpm
is not needed, is it?

> It really appears as if you used kernel-source.src.rpm.

Yeah, you are right. It's a bit confusing: a binary of the kernel
binary, a binary of the kernel source, a source of the kernel source -
all these are different files.


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