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Old 12-29-2006, 01:25 PM   #1
Calvin Coetzee
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upgrading fedora core kernel 2.6.15-1.2054 to 2.6.16.13-4


my os is fedora core 5
my kernel is

$ uname -r
2.6.15-1.2054_FC5

i would like to install a newer kernel
iv got the following rpm from the SuSe 10.1 DVD

kernel-default-2.6.16.13-4.i586.rpm

is it possible to install that kernel on fedora core 5?

any help with this matter would be apreciated
 
Old 12-29-2006, 02:35 PM   #2
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Why???? The SuSE kernel is not meant for Fedora Core 5. If you want a newer kernel for FC5 then use yum, as root from the console or xterm session type;

yum -y update yum ;this updates yum and related packages first which is needed
yum -y update

Reason (example);
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pu...7.fc5.i686.rpm

Use the tools and packages meant for your distribution and do not attempted to mix rpm packages not for your redistribution.
 
  


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