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from a newbie:
my config is: dd=20go + 2 os=windows98SE + redhat 9 ( on kernel 2.4.20-18.9 et 2.4.20-18.9 bigmen)+ grub
->redhat propose some new experimental rpms for testing purpose about the new kernel 2.6 (link=/people.redhat.com/arjanv/2.5/RPMS.kernel)
for the "fun"(and curiosity of the new drivers) I downloaded the new rpms to test this kernel but here is my specific newbie question:
how can I install these new rpms ("test" kernel) safety ,because I've try to install them, but failed, here is the error message :
"rpm -i kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.25.i686.rpm
warning: kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.25.i686.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 9d6b4012
error: Failed dependencies:
modutils >= 2.4.25-7 is needed by kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.25
mkinitrd >= 3.5.5 is needed by kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.25
nfs-utils < 1.0.3 conflicts with kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.25
initscripts < 7.23 conflicts with kernel-2.6.0-0.test1.1.25"
ok to install these dependencies (rpms) but -> how <-and what is the best solution to install this kernel beside the existing one and without removing the 2 original kernels.
thanks of your help,
You will need to download:
You can install them all at once if you type rpm -i followed by each package (RPM).
Although I believe you have to upgrade (rpm -U) the modutils, initscripts, mkinitrd and nfs-utils before installing the new kernel.
I haven't used kernel RPMs in a while.
As for the new kernel, if you install it (not upgrade), it won't affect the two other kernels.