[xubuntu-users] Force XU Edgy Desktop install to use 2.4 kernel?

John Shane jslists at mtwafrica.org
Fri Feb 2 21:43:15 UTC 2007

Thanks for the tip, Adam.  I tried the F6 option and chose Expert
install but still didn't find a way to use a 2.4 kernel.  So I went
and downloaded the Sarge netinst disk, only 100MB, and am up and
running on the Portege.  I'll try ubuntu breezy later just to compare.

On Fri, 2 Feb 2007 10:08:03 -0600
"Adam Miller" <maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:

> In the boot options there should be a option at the bottom to hit
> "F1-F6" (if i remember correctly) to see which one will boot to it,
> but I think the option should be something like "boot linux24" (if
> the option exists) and worst case scenario I would say you should
> install debian sarge because that is still a 2.4 kernel by default
> (I ended up doing that for an older laptop I was given for free)
> and it works like a charm.
> Hope this helps.
> -Adam

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