Want new kernel >2.6.28 supporting ext4
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 11:56:46AM +0800, Edmond Halley wrote:
> Hi, all
> I installed debian lenny 5.0.3. The kernel is 2.6.26, I want a newer
> kernel image >2.6.28. Can I just "apt-get install" a new kernel? I can't
> find new kernel in the repository by apt-cache search "kernel-image" or
> search in aptitude.
Sadly, the kernel present in Debian Lenny is 2.6.26+17+lenny1 (i386
and amd64). Read below for further options.
> If there is not pre-compile kernel image in the repository, does it mean I
> myself have to compile it from source?
You could compile your own kernel using kernel-package. However,
you could also leverage on the Lenny backports; the current backported
kernel is 2.6.30+20~bpo50+1 . You can learn more about backports
People disagree with me. I just ignore them.
-- Linus Torvalds, regarding the use of C++ for the Linux kernel