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Old 05-11-2006, 04:08 PM   #1
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fc3: removing old kernel/stuff after yum update


Hello?

After the yum update, I notice the older
kernel boot options in the GRUB bootloading.

Is there a way to cleanly remove these older
kernels as well as other older packages after
the yum update?

Thanks.
 
Old 05-11-2006, 07:03 PM   #2
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Code:
rpm -q kernel
to list all your kernels, then
Code:
yum remove kernel-<whatever>
 
Old 05-11-2006, 08:56 PM   #3
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Hi spooon,

Thanks.

How about the other older stuffs?

I mean if some packages are updated
by yum, are the older ones removed
automatically by yum at the end of
the yum update?

Last edited by pcandpc; 05-11-2006 at 08:59 PM.
 
Old 05-13-2006, 07:05 AM   #4
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Yum "upgrades" all packages except the kernel. It installs a complete new kernel, giving you the option of booting into the old one if the new has problems. Cleaning up the old software is part of the update process
 
  


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