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Re: update to kernel-2.6.6-1.427 doesn't change grub default kernel



On Jun 14, 2004 at 14:44, Marc Williams in a soothing rage wrote:

>On Sat, 12 Jun 2004 06:57:33 -0500, Jeff Vian wrote:
>> Bill Beeman wrote:
>>>"Marc Williams" <marcw onlymooo com> wrote in message
>>>news:pan 2004 06 11 23 27 56 521499 onlymooo com    On Sat, 12 Jun 2004
>>>07:07:17 +0800, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
>>>  
>>>>Hi, I did a 'sudo up2date -u' on my FC2 box and it picked up the recent
>>>>kernel errata 2.6.6-1.427. However, at the end of the up2date command. I
>>>>found that the default kernel in grub.conf still pointed to the original
>>>>FC2 kernel 2.6.5-1.358
>>>>
>>>>Shouldn't up2date automatically switch the default to the most recently
>>>>applied kernel or is this left for users to tweak manually
>>>>
>>>I noticed the same thing using up2date.
>>>Edit grub.conf and set default=0
>>>  
>> I don't use up2date, but yum does it correctly and sets the new kernel as
>> the default.
>
>I just did another kernel update (the new 435 kernel) using up2date and
>once again the new kernel was not made the default.  I'll have to edit
>grub.conf once again.
>
>I wonder if there's something wrong with up2date?  This never used to
>happen with FC1...
Well in all the time I have used up2date and rpm, whenever I
install a kernel, it was never made the default. I think this
is the way to go. If I need a specific kernel as default, I
can set it myself.

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