Changing from i586 to athlon kernel rpm in core 1

ne... akabi at
Thu Jun 17 23:39:20 UTC 2004

On Jun 17, 2004 at 12:55, John L. Pierce in a soothing rage wrote:

>I originally installed core 1 2115.i586 on an AMD K6-2 500Mhz, which is
>an i586 arch, I have since changed the underlying motherboard to an AMD
>Athlon and I am trying to install 2188.athlon kernel rpm since I now
>have an i686 or Athlon arch.
>However, I keep getting this message from rpm:
>package kernel-2.4.22-1.2188.nptl is intended for a athlon architecture
>I would like to be able to change the kernel architecture but I have had
>no luck with this.
>I have used the --force option but to no avail.
>Any suggestions would be appreciated.
You never mentioned whether you changed the cpu as well as
the mobo. If the cpu did not change then you have to use
the i586 or i386 kernel.

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