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Old 01-16-2004, 10:58 PM   #1
imsajjadali
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Update kernel from kernel-enterprise-2.4.9-e.3 to kernel-enterprise-2.4.9-e.8


I have IBM eserver 360 x series machine with 4gb ram and installed the Linux 2.1 with kernel version “kernel-enterprise-2.4.9-e.3”.
I want to update the kernel from kernel-enterprise-2.4.9-e.3 to kernel-enterprise-2.4.9-e.8.
Can any body tell me which packages from the given below packages I need to install on my pc. thanks

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1 for i386):
kernel-summit-2.4.9-e.8.i686.rpm
Kernel-source-2.4.9-e.8.i386.rpm
kernel-smp-2.4.9-e.8.i686.rpm
kernel-smp-2.4.9-e.8.athlon.rpm
kernel-headers-2.4.9-e.8.i386.rpm
kernel-enterprise-2.4.9-e.8.i686.rpm
kernel-doc-2.4.9-e.8.i386.rpm
kernel-debug-2.4.9-e.8.i686.rpm
kernel-BOOT-2.4.9-e.8.i386.rpm
kernel-2.4.9-e.8.i686.rpm
kernel-2.4.9-e.8.athlon.rpm
 
Old 01-16-2004, 11:30 PM   #2
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kernel source should allow you to compile your own kernel, the others are preconfigured kernels, smp is for multi-processor machines doc and debug are packages your probly dont need headers are for gcc and something that isnt the type of thing it helps you to upgrade really
 
Old 01-16-2004, 11:53 PM   #3
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Dear Watashiwaotaku7
thanks for your quick reply. I am new in linux. There are two type of kerneal for i386 and i686....which files I need to install on my pc..both i386 and i686 or only i686...architecture of my pc on Red hat network is i686.
 
Old 01-17-2004, 04:09 AM   #4
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urgent reply
 
Old 01-17-2004, 12:38 PM   #5
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then you should only need i686 however i386 will work the first is only a bit more optimized for newer hardware
 
  


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