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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
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4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/migration-to-2.6.xml,v 1.14 2005/04/02 10:17:36 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/migration-to-2.6.xml,v 1.15 2005/04/07 18:19:26 swift Exp $ -->
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6<guide link="/doc/en/migration-to-2.6.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/migration-to-2.6.xml">
7 7
8<title>The complete Gentoo Linux 2.6 migration guide</title> 8<title>The complete Gentoo Linux 2.6 migration guide</title>
9 9
26<abstract> 26<abstract>
27This document will aid you in the process of migrating from Linux 2.4 to Linux 27This document will aid you in the process of migrating from Linux 2.4 to Linux
282.6, devfs to udev, OSS to ALSA, and LVM to LVM2. 282.6, devfs to udev, OSS to ALSA, and LVM to LVM2.
29</abstract> 29</abstract>
30 30
31<version>0.2.5</version> 31<version>0.2.6</version>
32<date>2005-04-02</date> 32<date>2005-04-07</date>
33 33
34<chapter> 34<chapter>
35<title>Introduction</title> 35<title>Introduction</title>
36 36
37<section> 37<section>
1071By now you are running Linux 2.6 and hopefully have all issues ironed out. You 1071By now you are running Linux 2.6 and hopefully have all issues ironed out. You
1072should now update your Linux kernel header files and re-merge glibc so that 1072should now update your Linux kernel header files and re-merge glibc so that
1073userspace applications can take advantage of new Linux 2.6 features. 1073userspace applications can take advantage of new Linux 2.6 features.
1074</p> 1074</p>
1075 1075
1076<pre caption="Updating to linux26-headers"> 1076<pre caption="Updating to linux-headers">
1077# <i>emerge --unmerge linux-headers</i>
1078# <i>emerge linux26-headers</i> 1077# <i>emerge -u linux-headers</i>
1079</pre> 1078</pre>
1080 1079
1081<p> 1080<p>
1082After updating your headers package, you should generally re-merge glibc. 1081After updating your headers package, you should generally re-merge glibc.
1083There is a new feature here that you may be interested in - NPTL. NPTL is a new 1082There is a new feature here that you may be interested in - NPTL. NPTL is a new
1086you may wish to enable it during this migration process! To enable NPTL, edit 1085you may wish to enable it during this migration process! To enable NPTL, edit
1087<path>/etc/make.conf</path>, adding <e>nptl</e> to your USE variable. 1086<path>/etc/make.conf</path>, adding <e>nptl</e> to your USE variable.
1088</p> 1087</p>
1089 1088
1090<warn> 1089<warn>
1091With the current stable glibc ebuilds, you will be unable to boot a 2.4 kernel 1090If you choose to also enable the "nptlonly" flag, be aware that you will no
1092after compiling glibc with USE="nptl". Be warned, be careful! 1091longer be able to boot a 2.4 kernel.
1093</warn> 1092</warn>
1094 1093
1095<p> 1094<p>
1096Now re-merge glibc (you should do this even if you did not choose to enable 1095Now re-merge glibc (you should do this even if you did not choose to enable
1097NPTL). 1096NPTL).

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