Installing thee new kernel and module packages is no different to
installing similar packages you would obtain from the Debian archives.
If you are installing a new version of a kernel that is already
installed you should move the corresponding modules aside, or else
you will be asked to do so during the install:
# cd /lib/modules
# mv 2.4.16-p3 2.4.16-p3.prev
Now we are ready to install the kernel:
# cd /usr/src
# wajig install kernel-image-2.4.16-p3_kayon01_i386.deb
You will be asked whether you wish to run lilo. Usually
you would. If this wipes out a precious master boot record (MBR) you
can recover it with lilo -u.
Now install the modules (if any):
# wajig install alsa-modules-2.4.16-p3_0.5.10b-9+p0+kayon01_i386.deb
# wajig install pcmcia-modules-2.4.16-p3_3.1.8-10+2:kayon01_i386.deb
For Mint (42.42) with support for CD-RW you now need to modify
/etc/modutils/cdrw (as suggested in CD Writing HOWTO):
options ide-cd ignore=hdd
alias scd0 sr_mode
pre-install sg modprobe ide-scsi
pre-install sr_mod modprobe ide-scsi
pre-install ide-scsi modprobe ide-cd
To get this information into the right place the following should be
Again for Mint (42.42) the following were added to
/etc/modules (otherwise the modules must be loaded manually
for some reason which can be avoid using char-major stuff but don't
understand this yet):
For alsa edit /etc/alsa/alsa-base.conf to set
startosslayer=true to be sure snd-pcm-oss is loaded
at boot, otherwise it needs to be added to /etc/modules also.
Copyright © 1995-2019 Togaware Pty Ltd
Support further development through the purchase of the PDF version of the book.
Brought to you by Togaware and the author of open
source software including Rattle and wajig.
Also the author of Data Mining with Rattle and Essentials
of Data Science.