[Techtalk] Mystery cache

David Sumbler david at aeolia.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 20:19:47 EST 2006

Mary Gardiner <mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006, David Sumbler wrote:
>> Unfortunately not - this version is based on Debian 3.1.  Although
>> I've messed about quite a bit modifying an initrd to work on the Psion
>> 7, I don't think I'm knowledgeable enough to attempt doing things from
>> scratch with a newer distro.
> That's the latest stable release, codenamed "sarge", isn't it?


> If so, there are installable 2.6 kernels available for the most
> common architectures as per http://tinyurl.com/n8lau . You will not
> need to upgrade to use them.
> You would most likely install via apt-get (eg "apt-get install
> kernel-image-2.6-386" for x86 machines) rather than download package
> files directly. Make sure your current kernel is bootable, do not remove
> it, in case the new one doesn't work.

I've had a look at the link - unfortunately there doesn't appear to be
a 2.6 kernel available for the ARM processors: 2.4.27 appears to be
the latest.



david at aeolia.co.uk

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