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Old 01-24-2005, 05:21 PM   #1
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How do you update the fedora core kernel?


I have installed fedora core 3 kernel 2.6.9-1.667 but it does not pick up some hardware, i thought i should try and upgrade the kernel...how do i do this?
 
Old 01-24-2005, 06:07 PM   #2
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There is a 2.6.10 kernel available. Just execute "yum update" as root.

HTH,

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Old 01-24-2005, 06:12 PM   #3
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Sorry how do you do that exactly...sorry im very new......i tried typing yum update them kernel-2.6.9-1.667.src.rpm and i get this message

setting update process
setting up repo: base
cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base
 
Old 01-25-2005, 03:59 AM   #4
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This only works if you are connected to the internet.

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Old 01-25-2005, 04:10 AM   #5
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Quote:
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Sorry how do you do that exactly...sorry im very new......i tried typing yum update them kernel-2.6.9-1.667.src.rpm and i get this message

setting update process
setting up repo: base
cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base
do as root
1.) yum check-update
you receive a list of updated packages.
2.) yum update kernelxxxxxxxx
 
Old 01-25-2005, 04:12 AM   #6
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to install/update a .rpm use:

rpm -ihv rpmname #for install
rpm -Uhv rpmname #for update
 
Old 01-25-2005, 06:32 AM   #7
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I just use apt/synaptic or up2date to install new kernels.
 
  


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