LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora
User Name
Password
Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-17-2012, 09:38 AM   #1
satimis
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Posts: 3,426

Rep: Reputation: 53
About deleting old kernels


Hi all

Fedora 17 64bit

$ yum info kernel
Code:
Loaded plugins: langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit
eda1f9b2d7da63ef28865a5d3d3c9e FAILED Timeout on http://ftp.neowiz.com/fedora/releases/17/Everything/x86_64/os/repodata/eda1f9b2d7da63ef28865a5d3d3c9ec8de8f10f8c101f07fea4fb8835c94c514-primary.sqlite.bz2: (28, '')
http://ftp.neowiz.com/fedora/releases/17/Everything/x86_64/os/repodata/eda1f9b2d7da63ef28865a5d3d3c9ec8de8f10f8c101f07fea4fb8835c94c514-primary.sqlite.bz2: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://ftp.neowiz.com/fedora/releases/17/Everything/x86_64/os/repodata/eda1f9b2d7da63ef28865a5d3d3c9ec8de8f10f8c101f07fea4fb8835c94c514-primary.sqlite.bz2: (28, '')
Trying other mirror.
fedora/primary_db                                        |  14 MB     00:32     
adobe-linux-x86_64                                                          2/2
livna                                                                       8/8
Installed Packages
Name        : kernel
Arch        : x86_64
Version     : 3.3.4
Release     : 5.fc17
Size        : 113 M
Repo        : installed
From repo   : koji-override-0
Summary     : The Linux kernel
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
License     : GPLv2
Description : The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core
            : of any Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic
            : functions of the operating system: memory allocation, process
            : allocation, device input and output, etc.

Name        : kernel
Arch        : x86_64
Version     : 3.5.6
Release     : 1.fc17
Size        : 115 M
Repo        : installed
From repo   : updates
Summary     : The Linux kernel
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
License     : GPLv2
Description : The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core
            : of any Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic
            : functions of the operating system: memory allocation, process
            : allocation, device input and output, etc.

Name        : kernel
Arch        : x86_64
Version     : 3.6.1
Release     : 1.fc17
Size        : 116 M
Repo        : installed
From repo   : updates
Summary     : The Linux kernel
URL         : http://www.kernel.org/
License     : GPLv2
Description : The kernel package contains the Linux kernel (vmlinuz), the core
            : of any Linux operating system.  The kernel handles the basic
            : functions of the operating system: memory allocation, process
            : allocation, device input and output, etc.
To remove old kernels whether only to run;
$ sudo yum remove kernel-x86_64-3.3.4-5.fc17

and

$ sudo yum remove kernel-x86_64-3.5.6-1.fc17
???

Reboot ?


Do I need to edit any other files?

TIA

B.R.
satimis
 
Old 10-17-2012, 09:44 AM   #2
acid_kewpie
Moderator
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: UK
Distribution: Gentoo, RHEL, Fedora, Centos
Posts: 43,398

Rep: Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963Reputation: 1963
the yum commands will do what you want, no need to reboot etc.
 
Old 10-17-2012, 10:01 AM   #3
satimis
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Posts: 3,426

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by acid_kewpie View Post
the yum commands will do what you want, no need to reboot etc.
thanks
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
deleting duplicate lines without deleting first instance of the duplicated line jkeertir Linux - Newbie 2 02-07-2011 06:55 AM
backward compatibility in kernels + custom kernels + more queries mmp_3341 Linux - Kernel 1 04-12-2007 07:28 AM
deleting kernels nacha Slackware 4 05-27-2006 10:46 PM
RH 8 kernels and their relation to 'stock' kernels psweetma Linux - Distributions 1 03-29-2003 10:46 PM
Deleting old kernels? BruceCadieux Linux - Software 4 09-24-2002 07:56 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:19 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration