Up2date and Arjan's 2.6 test kernel

Bret Hughes bhughes at elevating.com
Mon Nov 17 05:23:56 UTC 2003

On Sun, 2003-11-16 at 22:44, Dan Goodes wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've been running fedora (FC1) since it was released, and test 3 before 
> that, and am happy with it.
> I want to try arjan's test kernels from 
> http://people.redhat.com/~arjanv/2.5/
> I read through some threads on the mailing list, and it seemed the best 
> solution would be to just use up2date (since the config is already there).
> So I uncommented that line from the /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources file, and 
> ran "up2date kernel-unsupported" (not 100% true - it took a LOT of reading 
> to find that I had to run "up2date --nosig kernel-unsupported").
> It seems to downloade the kernel and install it fine, but it doesn't 
> appear to install anything - "rpm -qa | grep kernel" shows the 
> kernel-unsupported RPM there, but there's no change in /boot/ or in 
> /boot/grub/grub.conf
> I've searched google for answers but have yet to come up with a solution. 
> Anything blindingly obvious I am doing wrong?

Are you sure you did not install the src rpm?

If you are, then you are saying that there are no new files in /boot?


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