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Bug 162475 - FC4 relnotes should mention editing EXTRAVERSION in kernel Makefile
Summary: FC4 relnotes should mention editing EXTRAVERSION in kernel Makefile
Alias: None
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: release-notes
Version: devel
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Release Notes Tracker
QA Contact: Karsten Wade
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-07-05 11:34 UTC by ishai
Modified: 2007-04-18 17:28 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-20 13:23:34 UTC

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Description ishai 2005-07-05 11:34:27 UTC
Description of problem, bug, incorrect information, or enhancement request:

Version of release notes this bug refers to:

Fedora Core 4 final release

In section
When these directions are followed, you are given a kernel source, but the
EXTRAVERSION in the Makefile is still set to -prep, so any kernel compiled from
this source (latest being 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4) comes out as 2.6.11-prep. Adding in
an extra step or two in this section to get the makefile configured correctly
would be extremely helpful. I dont know if its neccesary to rename the source
dir as well (from linux-2.6.11 to 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4custom), I do so just to keep
things tidy, which meant I had to redo the /usr/src/linux symlink as well.
Thanks for your time

Comment 1 Tommy Reynolds 2005-07-19 04:02:14 UTC
Fixed in CVS

Comment 2 Paul W. Frields 2005-07-20 13:23:34 UTC
Published on the web site FC4 release notes errata as well.  See:

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