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Re: [aclug-L] Kernel ques.

Re: [aclug-L] Kernel ques.

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To: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [aclug-L] Kernel ques.
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 15 May 1999 17:41:11 -0500
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx


If you downloaded a kernel from Debian, you may have downloaded a
.deb.  This .deb will not work on RedHat.  However, in general, a
kernel will work everywhere.  It's just that when it comes
specially-packaged in a .deb or a .rpm, it will only work on the
distribution for which it was intended.

-- John

zeroheroz <zeroheroz@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi List,
> I have yet another newbie question.  I ordered some linux
> cd's off of ebay one of which is RH 6.0.  Previous to that I
> had DL'd the latest kernel off the Debian site.  Is this
> kernel compatable with all "flavors" of linux?  Thanks ,,,
> Darrell

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx |
Developer, Debian GNU/Linux (Free powerful OS upgrade) |
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