Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 15:33:10 +0300 From: Viorel Anghel <vang@....ro> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: kernel 2.4 On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 02:02:40PM +0200, Radoslaw Stachowiak wrote: > after reading list archive i found: > >> Userland package not yet ready to support 2.4 kernel. Is there any > >> chance to use 2.4 kernel on Owl? > > >Most things appear to work in practice. Including insmod. But I'm > >not using 2.4 kernels in production yet, nor do I recommend doing so. > > can anyone confirm running kernel 2.4 on -current Owl? > > propably ill do it very soon, but i like to know other > opinions/suggestions. Maybe someone can provide me list of > need-to-update-packages for 2.4 compatility? from kernel docs, you are going to need: Gnu C 188.8.131.52 # gcc --version Gnu make 3.77 # make --version binutils 184.108.40.206.25 # ld -v util-linux 2.10o # kbdrate -v modutils 2.3.18 # insmod -V e2fsprogs 1.19 # tune2fs --version pcmcia-cs 3.1.21 # cardmgr -V PPP 2.4.0 # pppd --version isdn4k-utils 3.1beta7 # isdnctrl 2>&1|grep version for modutils, i have just taken the SRPMS from redhat 7.2/7.3 and rebuild it. i also build a 2.4.18, but haven't time to reboot with it ;-) > I have to use 2.4 due to netfilter. and of course, iptables. > after digging in archives it was quite suprising for me that most > 2.4-upgrade reasons were filesystem issues. > > For me Owl, with its security, is perfect match for firewall/router which > extremly needs flexible statefull firewalling code (netfilter) instead > old and feature lacking ipchains. > > -- > radoslaw.stachowiak.........................................http://alter.pl/ -- ___ <o-o> Viorel ANGHEL <vang @ lug.ro> [`-'] -"-"- In Linux We Trust.
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