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Re: i586 and i686 kernels: which one is the best choice?



On 10/30/06, Paul Smith <phhs80 gmail com> wrote:
> >> > How can I then *safely* replace the i586 kernel with the i686?
> >>
> >> I did:
> >> yumdownloader kernel-2.6.18-1.2798.fc6.i686
> >> sudo rpm -Uvh --replacefiles --replacepkgs \
> >>         kernel-2.6.18-1.2798.fc6.i686.rpm
> >>
> >> yumdownloader comes from the yum-utils package.
> >
> > Thanks, Lars. I followed your suggestion and now I have my kernel replaced.
>
> I, however, didn't. I saw this too late...I yum removed kernel then yum
> installed kernel.i686 and got a grubby error. Now my kernel doesn't appear
> at all in grub.conf
>
> Can someone tell me the proper way to get it back? Or if there's no proper
> way that doesn't involve reinstalling using anaconda, just paste me their
> one so I can modify it?

Before Lars' advice I ran into the same problem that now you are
experiencing. Later on (I am too busy at the moment), I will tell you,
Scott, how to escape from that.

Scott,

Have you already rebooted your computer? Do not reboot it if you have not.

Paul


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