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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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