LFS Boot Cd

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 29 10:01:30 PDT 2004


Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 08:47:39AM -0500, James Robertson wrote:
> 
>>Does udev work with 2.4.x kernels? I have no experience with it,
>>only devfs.
> 
> No, because it requires sysfs.  However, the kernel on the boot CD is
> going to have to be 2.6 to be able to build NPTL anyway, once a book
> with NPTL (6.0) is released, so it's not as big of an issue once the
> boot CD gets to that point.

OK, that makes sense, but that will effect the dual kernel nature of the 
CD as it stands today.  Can you run devfs on a 2.6 kernel?

>>I am not familiar with "tulip", but it worked on the DEC Nic that
>>comes with the VPC session.
> 
> DEC NICs use the tulip kernel module.  ;-)

Ah, you learn something new everyday!

James



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