How are kernels and distributions related?
andy at openmoko.com
Wed Aug 13 21:05:35 CEST 2008
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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| Should kernels and distributions be seen as independent (that is, can I
| update a kernel separately from a distribution, and use one kernel with
| multiple distributions), or should they be seen as dependent (each
| distribution should have a separate kernel)?
They are all reliant on exactly the same kernel sources. Which "mostly
works" at the moment.
If you use Debian though, obviously you need those sources compiled and
packaged to .deb and not .ipk. But you are dealing with the same
"curates egg" kernel.
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