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Old 10-15-2003, 04:40 AM   #1
c12ayon
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how to update kernel?


hi...
i want to update my red hat 9 kernel to 20-9.
anyone can teach me how to do it?
i've downloaded the kernel and burn it to cd (in .rpm extension).
 
Old 10-15-2003, 05:04 AM   #2
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Use rpm -Uvh kernelxxxxxx.rpm. It should create you a new entry on your bootloader.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 10:31 AM   #3
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Howzit

Another way is for u to activate yourself with RHN this is the service that RH supplies for u to upgrade kernels, security patches, bug fixes. Click on the red circle in GUI it will ask u to register your system with RH follow all steps mentioned once this has been done will be able to download all patches and kernels from RH.

Oh remember to download 2 files from https://rhn.redhat.com/index.pxt which are the new up2date certificates. Without this u will not be able to connect to the server and do the above. To install these files use rpm -Uvh up2date-package-version.

The nice thing about this is that u not need worrying in how to install and where to find the new packages as it will do it automatically.

chow
 
Old 10-16-2003, 11:04 AM   #4
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thx guys...
 
  


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