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Re: kernel upgrade/ kickstart question



On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Stephen Mah wrote:

> Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > On 13 Feb 2003, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>On Thu, 2003-02-13 at 03:44, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> >>
> >>>Note that while you can do this, it breaks kudzu to some extent (been
> >>>there, done that...). At the postinstall stage kudzu probes for USB and
> >>>sound at least, the problem is it tries to locate kernel modules for its
> >>>findings from /lib/modules/<version of running kernel>/ path and if the
> >>>versions differ it fails, resulting in things like USB mouse working at
> >>>install time but not on the first boot before you manually add "alias
> >>>usb-controller.." to /etc/modules.conf etc. Kudzu from rawhide can be told
> >>>where to look for the modules so you could patch anaconda to make kudzu 
> >>>look for your actual kernel version.
> >>
> >>In fact, the option was added to kudzu for just this reason and anaconda
> >>from rawhide takes advantage of it  :)
> > 
> > 
> > That wasn't so hard to guess after seeing this topic rise quite often 
> > lately :)
> > 
> I'm still kinda confused. So if I wanted to include the latest kernel in 
> the tree, I also need to include the latest kernel-BOOT.rpm?
> Do I still need to add Kudzu from rawhide or anaconda?

To make that work on current RHL versions you'd need to upgrade kudzu + 
backport the anaconda changes - no "easy" way out right now. 

-- 
	- Panu -





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