Kernel 2.4

Fabio Fracassi f.fracassi at gmx.net
Sun Nov 5 08:50:50 PST 2000


On Sunday 05 November 2000 15:58, you wrote:
> Gerard and helpers: Are there any plans for kernel 2.4? Has anyone
> tried it yet? What changes in packages and build methods are needed
> to make it work?
>
> I'm interested because I'm building "industrial linux", a server
> distro that has security, reliability, and performance as it's main
> goals, and I'd like to make use of
> kernel 2.4's Netfilter/iptables capabilities. After 40 years, I've
> *finally* learned that sometimes it's okay to benefit from someone
> else's experiences!
>
> If you don't have any plans, please let me know why you're *not*
> considering it; I think that would be a valuable discussion, too.
> ---scott
I have build my LFS 2.4 with Kernel 2.4.0-test8 and reiserfs.
Had no problems with this. All packages are actual, so they work with the new 
kernel. (You might want to check Documentation/Changes.txt in the 2.4 Kernel 
source.) 

Fabio


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