[mythtv-users] Re: Question about kernels and Jarod's guide...

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de
Tue Mar 9 03:35:58 EST 2004

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 03:41:06PM -0500, Philippe Daoust wrote:
> Hello,
> I am currently rebuilding my Myth box and following (again) Jarod's
> excellent guide.  The first time I installed it I pretty much copied
> and pasted the portion where you install the kernel and kernel
> source with ATrpms.  This time I saw the note about checking for new
> versions on http://atrpms.physik.fu-berlin.de/dist/fc1/kernel/ and I
> did.
> I noticed that there are many flavors of kernels there.  I have an
> Athlon 1800XP processor, should I be using the
> kernel-2.4.22-1.2174.nptl_38.rhfc1.at.athlon.rpm instead of the
> "generic" one specified in the guide?

Yes, you should get *.athlon.rpm kernel packages, no, not yet _38 or
_39, as there are no kernel modules built for them yet. Please stay
with _37 for some days.

> If so which kernel source
> package should I install with it, I can't find a "source" package
> for the Athlon...

It is the same for all, e.g. kernel-source-<blah>.i386.rpm

> Am I missing something?
> Thanks!
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Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de
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