[TriLUG] installing kernel packages with rpm
mblackburn at glenraven.com
Fri Apr 22 16:56:03 EDT 2005
No, I was just in the position where a I needed something other than the
I had the rpm's that I needed and was trying to figure out the "correct"
way of doing it.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On Behalf Of Brian Henning
> Sent: Friday, April 22, 2005 4:46 PM
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> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] installing kernel packages with rpm
> Why is that? Does that mean it's bad to let up2date update
> the kernel?
> John Berninger wrote:
> > 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
> > -U.
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