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Old 02-18-2011, 04:24 AM   #1
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kernel, selinux , yum question

which should be command i used to install a kernal either 'rpm -ivh' or 'rpm -Uvh'. means in which case chances of old kernel failure are more.
what sould be name given in the [ ] brackets in this repository using yum.
if this is path ''
should i write Server word in [ ] brackets or any word.
when i enforcing selinux using lokkit command, should i put security level enable or disable.
plz help.
Old 02-18-2011, 06:17 AM   #2
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can you specify a little bit what exactly you want to do ? are u building a new kernel and planning to replace it with the existing one, or, are you planning to install kernel using yum ?

Old 02-18-2011, 11:32 AM   #3
anuja shridhar
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for installing kernal without effecting old
#rpm -ivh kernal.....
new will become default you can change that in /etc/grub.conf

[server](you can write anything here)

i dont know about lokkit but for enforcing selinux its
#setenforce 1


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