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Old 05-27-04, 08:34 AM   #12
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Default Re: Fedora Core 2: Solution without compiling kernel

Originally Posted by cabrilo
Well, just a bit more complicated than that (you have to use "clean" kernel from, but that's not the point. It takes a lot of time to compile, there is always a possibility of screwing up, etc. RPM are just more conveniant, and why not use them?
i totally agree with what you said, except for "why not use them?" -- if you're having problems, just build your own. if you can get away with using an RPM and not have to compile the kernel, then all the better.

point is, if you've having trouble with it, just compile the kernel.
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