Re: Version bug in 2.0.29?

Trevor Johnson (
Sat, 8 Feb 1997 10:29:54 -0801 (PST)

Peter Grace wrote:

> I installed 2.0.29 last night.. apon returning to the machine this morning
> and rebooting, I found it to still be 2.0.28. I remember doing everything
> right, unzipping it, checking all symlinks, everything. I decided to
> check the version.h in /usr/src/linux/include/linux, and it still said it
> was 2.0.28.... This startled me incredibly, and I was wondering if its a
> bug in the kernel, or was it just something I've done?

There does seem to be a problem: "make oldconfig" doesn't create
include/linux/version.h, whereas "make menuconfig" makes a correct one:

/usr/src/linux# cat ./include/linux/version.h
#define UTS_RELEASE "2.0.29"
#define LINUX_VERSION_CODE 131101
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