How to upgrade the kernel
Geofrey.Rainey at tvnz.co.nz
Mon Oct 29 20:30:13 UTC 2007
Regarding actual kernel recompilation, if you extract the
"kernel".tar.gz file and
Change directories into the root directory of the archive, you will see
README, or INSTALL file in there, open this and after you've read a few
will find the actual recompile steps.
This is a very good document and the document I always refer to in times
It is worth noting that as another has stated, you should yum install a
Redhat kernel, unless you have an explicit need for a generic kernel (I
Such a need in the past when I had driver issues with a Redhat kernel).
From: redhat-list-bounces at redhat.com
[mailto:redhat-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Dave Martini 1
Sent: Tuesday, 30 October 2007 5:30 a.m.
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: How to upgrade the kernel
I'm running Linux kernel 2.6.18-8.el5 on an RHEL 5 distribution.
I downloaded the 126.96.36.199 kernel from kernel.org.
Does anyone have a good and accurate step by step process on how to
upgrade the kernel?
Will I need to upgrade anything else besides the kernel itself?
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