|[Home] [Credit Search] [Category Browser] [Staff Roll Call]||The LINUX.COM Article Archive|
|Originally Published: Saturday, 11 December 1999||Author: Joseph Kordish|
|Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
How to Upgrade your Kernel
The kernel is the most important part of a Linux system, and the development of the kernel is moving quite rapdiy. Every time a new kernel is released, that kernel has new functions and new hardware support. So the upgrading of the kernel on your box is not only fun but sometimes for the best. It also lets you configure your own kernel to your expectations, so you can make a thinner and faster kernel.