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I am new to linux and I want to setup FreeSwan VPN on my redhat 9
system for that I have to update my kernal. Can any one tell me where
can i get the 2.6 kernel binary rpm for redhat 9 i386 machin



Re: Latest kernal

On Mon, 06 Feb 2006 22:20:53 -0800, Vinod wrote:

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Updating a kernel by hand isn't something I would recommend to someone new
to Linux.  Therefore, you may be able to find an rpm of the 2.6.x kernel
on Redhat's site.  Personally, I think you should install one of the
newer, more user-friendly distros to get you feet wet in Linux.

Re: Latest kernal

Vinod wrote:

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Not sure of your distro, but yum might work if installed.  man yum

yum check-update

yum update

i386 - ??

Re: Latest kernal

On 6 Feb 2006, in the Usenet newsgroup, in article

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Red Hat 9, which was released in April 2003, became obsolete at the
end of April 2004. There has been _limited_ backport support from

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You can not get this. Red Hat 9 was a 2.4.x kernel (2.4.20-8 out of
box, updated to 2.4.20-31.9 by end of life, and subsequently updated to
2.4.20-43.9.legacy (01 May 2005). You can not install a 2.6.x kernel
without replacing _many_ other packages.

Do yourself a major favor, and install a modern distribution that is
currently supported. Fedora Core 4 was released in June 2005 and has a
2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 kernel (updated to 2.6.14-1.1656_FC4 about 4 weeks ago).
Fedora Core 5 is currently in beta, and should be out in mid-March.

        Old guy

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