Older kernel install on Mint 19.1

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Older kernel install on Mint 19.1

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Is it possible to install kernel 3.16 on the Mint 19.1


I have older hardware for which drivers orsource for drivers are available for 3.16 kernels or in gemeral < 4.0 kernels.
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Re: Older kernel install on Mint 19.1

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sagsaw wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:30 am
Is it possible to install kernel 3.16 on the Mint 19.1
You would have to install it yourself, and it would likely break your system. Perhaps the best alternative is to look at a distribution geared to old hardware, Antix or MX Linux, for example.
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Re: Older kernel install on Mint 19.1

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catweazel wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:41 am
sagsaw wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:30 am
Is it possible to install kernel 3.16 on the Mint 19.1
You would have to install it yourself, and it would likely break your system. Perhaps the best alternative is to look at a distribution geared to old hardware, Antix or MX Linux, for example.
Well mxlinux has 4.19 and ditto antix ...
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