[K12OSN] 2.6 kernel on 4.0.1?

Norbert bear2bar at netscape.net
Tue May 18 16:04:07 UTC 2004

Hi Eric,

I've freed one of my servers to try the upgrade, owever after the download I get that the package is not signed with a GPG signature & then aborts, any ideas...


Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:

>On Sat, 15 May 2004, anthony baldwin wrote:
>>For my next trick I am considering actually updating to a 2.6 kernel.
>>Anyone using 2.6 now?
>>I've never updated a kernel besides with yum or apt.
>>I found this:
>>Is this advisable for a largely clueless newbie (2 years using k12ltsp)?
>>I'm always eager to learn more, but not at the expense of hosery.
>>(well, except that it gives me excuses to annoy the good folk on this 
>>list with more stupid questions...)
>>The howto makes it look rather simple.
>>Or, is there a 2.6 in our repos, so I could do a
>>yum install kernel-2.6...?
>This is *not* a good idea, but it is fun ;-)
>I've done this on a few systems (K12LTSP 3.1.2, not K12LTSP 4.0.1)
>without a problem, but your milage may vary. Have good backups...
>edit /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources, and uncomment the line:
>    apt arjan-2.6-kernel-i386 http://people.redhat.com ~arjanv/2.5/ kernel
>you should now be able to run this command to install a 2.6 + all of
>the needed utilities:
>    up2date -i -f kernel
>Good luck ;-)
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