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Old 08-02-2003, 02:47 PM   #1
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Newbie to Upgrading Kernels

I am running RH 7.0 with kernel 2.2.16-22. I was trying to upgrade to 2.4.20-1.

I thought I had all the dependencies but it keeps saying dependency failure. I used:

The newest:

core utils
mod utils

These are the dependencies that redhat shows on there web site.

I got these newest ones after installing the kernel it told me mine were to old. Then when I tried installing these they had more dependency failures and conflicts such as:

and many more.

The kernel also had conflicts with

I just think everytime I get new files it is going to keep up this vicious cycle.

Anybody that can give a ray of hope with this would greatly appreciated


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Old 08-02-2003, 03:17 PM   #2
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As an alternative to upgrading every rpm package in your system you could try compiling your own kernel. Download the source from and try compiling your own.


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