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Re: kernel-BOOT?

To: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel-BOOT?
From: Mike Burger <mburger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2001 21:45:07 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <12875.999996149@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Aaahhh...thanks.  That explains it.

On Sun, 9 Sep 2001, Keith Owens wrote:

> On Sat, 8 Sep 2001 08:42:34 -0400 (EDT),
> mburger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Mike Burger) wrote:
> >I'm wondering, though, about the kernel-BOOT package.  I noticed that
> >the SGI installer did not install that package on my system, so I was
> >wondering what the kernel-BOOT package is/does, and whether or not I
> >need it for anything.
>
> rpm -qip /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/kernel-BOOT-2.4.2-2.i386.rpm
>   This package includes a trimmed down version of the Linux kernel.
>   This kernel is used on the installation boot disks only and should
>   not be used for an installed system, as many features in this kernel
>   are turned off because of the size constraints.
>
>


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