Updating Kernel via "yum"

Rick Stevens rstevens at vitalstream.com
Tue Jun 21 17:38:11 UTC 2005

mylar wrote:
> I have a box here running FC1 and I'd like to upgrade the kernel, i.e.
> there are some minor issues with the present kernel. Up till know I have
> updated kernels manually installing the packages and reconfiguring
> LILO/GRUB to boot in the new kernel.
> Okay, my question, Can I update the kernel automagically via yum ?? Do I
> still need to perform any manual steps when updating via yum ?? Anything
> specific I should watch out for ??

You need to delete the "exclude" stuff in /etc/yum.conf, but FC1 has
been dead for over a year.  There aren't a lot of current updates.  FC1
is also a 2.4 kernel.
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