Confused About Linux Compatibility
drew at mykitchentable.net
Fri Nov 7 17:57:48 PST 2008
Eitan Adler wrote:
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> Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>> Bottom line, what linux_base port should I install and do I need to set
>> this sysctl to something? I'm confused...
> If you have a recent 7-STABLE changing the linux kernel version to
> 2.6.16 and running -f8 should not be a problem. If your running 6-*
> or 7-RELEASE stick with linux base fc4.
Thank you for your reply. I am running 7.1-PRERELEASE. I plan to
update to 7.1-RELEASE as soon as I can get to the console, probably
within the next month or so. Is 7.1-PRERELEASE recent enough for -f8?
It was built Oct. 9th. Is there any big advantage of -f8 over -fc4? I
guess I just *feel* like -f8 would be more "updated" and less hassle in
the long run. However I know that with software, newer isn't always
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