yum losing it´s flavour?
wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 03:54:57 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 19:53 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 17:48, Ric Moore wrote:
> > >
> > > Yum shouldn't have removed the running kernel, so recovery
> > > should have been a matter of hitting a key during reboot,
> > > selecting the old kernel with the down-arrow key, and
> > > hitting enter. Still, it would be nice if it didn't
> > > break the system in the first place when it should be
> > > moderately easy to detect that a new kernel isn't
> > > going to work yet.
> > Yeah, I went into yum and configured it to save 3 kernels, which is what
> > I did back when, only it was that way just now. <sigh>
> The default 2 should have been enough unless you did two
> updates that each installed a new kernel without rebooting
> and noticing the problem.
More than likely that is what happened, but I do reboot more frequently
now than I ever did in the old days. There are far too many chancy apps
stressing the kernel out just because of the potential horsepower of the
processors to utilize. I want bigger faster toys and the envelope is
Maybe we need a blue screen of death too... with a gut-shot penguin on
it. Mea Culpa! Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
...the Sin of Ignorance, and
...the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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