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Re: yum updated grub.conf badly

On Fri, 17 Jun 2005, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Michael Hennebry wrote:
> >Shortly fter reinstalling FC3 yet again,
> >I ran yum --update.
> >After the next boot,
> >my machine froze solid during login.
> >
> >Previously, this had been caused by
> >trying to run an SMP kernel on a hyper-threaded cpu.
> >For some evil reason, the SMP kernel was the default.
> >Whoever made that decision should be shot.
> >
> You cant use HT features without using an SMP kernel. So when installer
> detects a HT enabled system it installs the SMP kernel by default. Looks
> a pretty sane decision to me. Now if the kernel crashes for you it is
> probably due to some other problem. It would be a good idea to report
> that into bugzilla

I'm not sure what I would report.
I install, I yum, I login, it freezes.

I've been told that smp+hyperthreading is flaky, so it's not just me.
Flaky should not be the default.

Mike   hennebry web cs ndsu NoDak edu
"There are three kinds of people,
those who can count and those who can't."

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