[TriLUG] installing kernel packages with rpm
johnw at berningeronline.net
Fri Apr 22 16:27:28 EDT 2005
On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, Blackburn, Marvin wrote:
> According to most documentation, kernel packages should be installed
> using -rpm -ivh;
> however, there are multiple packages starting with kernel that up2date
> obviously uses the rpm -Uhv.
> How do I know which packages should use -i and which should use -U
The simplest way to remember is that any package that contains a
/boot/vmlinuz-* file (an actual kernel) should *never* be updated with
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