[ILUG] Downgrading from 2.6 to 2.4
lbedford at lbedford.org
Thu Mar 3 11:21:18 GMT 2005
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Robert Kiely wrote:
| On Gentoo you install the sources and build them yourself. Initially I
| started with 2.6. The machine never had 2.4 on it to begin with. I
| think I'll take your advice and wipe it though cause I've only just
| installed and it's a very minimal install... Thanks
your problem is a broken config for the kernel.
the 2.6 tools are slightly different, but at a very minimum a working
kernel will give you details of the machine, and then complain about not
being able to mount root.
| On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 11:12:13 +0000, Donncha O Caoimh
<donncha at linux.ie> wrote:
|>I used apt-get to install the 2.6 kernel and had no problem booting back
|>into 2.4 afterwards so there's something strange happening on your
|>machine. Easiest thing to do is wipe and start again, but use your
|>distro's packages to upgrade the kernel!
|>Robert Kiely wrote:
|>>Any takers before I go wipe the drive ?
|>>---------- Forwarded message ----------
|>>I need to downgrade the kernel from 2.6 to 2.4 because I have a HCF
|>>PCI modem and the last free full speed version of the kernel module
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