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Re: yum removing old kernels?




--- Danny Ciarniello <Dan_Ciarniello telus net> wrote:

> When I do a yum update I get
> 
> Installing:
>  kernel                  x86_64    
> 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5  
> updates            16 M
> ...
> Removing:
>  kernel                  x86_64    
> 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5  
> installed          81 M
> 
> Since when does yum remove old kernels
> automatically?  Seems a bit 
> dangerous to me.  What if there's a problem and one
> needs a fallback?

>From previous advice on the fedora-test-list, they
told me to do the following

disable the installonlyn plugin
edit /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/installonlyn.conf
enabled=0

and also read for more help/advice
http://clunixchit.blogspot.com/2006/01/updating-kernel-removing-old-ones.html




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> Dan.
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