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Old 01-07-2006, 01:58 AM   #1
corepuncher
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Problem updating to latest Kernal using up2date, internet stops working


I used up2date to get the latest kernal version which was 2.6.12-1.1381_FC3 , but when I rebooted with this, I had no internet functionality. If I choose the old one, 2.6.10-1.766_FC3, then internet works. Is this a common problem? Thanks.
 
Old 01-10-2006, 03:17 AM   #2
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Strange.. Actually the new kernel usually should have the old kernel configuration. Try this:

Open a terminal and type
Code:
su
You'll be asked for your root password at this point. Then type
Code:
yum update kernel
(while using the old kernel, not the newer one).

And actually it's weird, the latest kernel version is 2.6.15, 2.6.12 is definitely outdated.

-A
 
Old 01-19-2006, 09:16 AM   #3
corepuncher
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Did not work

Hello Ahmed.

I typed "yum update kernal", and it went through it's process, but at the end it stated:

"Could not find update match for Kernal"
"No packages marked for update/obseletion"


Then I tried up2date again, and it had no updates either.
 
  


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