Upgrading Fedora kernel

Joost Waversveld joost at waversveld.nl
Sat Aug 27 11:40:52 UTC 2005

> jasonrkr at charter.net writes:
>> Hello.  Does anyone have a good link or white paper on upgrading the 
>> current Fedora kernel to one of the release candidates?
> Step 1: rpm -i <kernelrpmpackage>
> Step 2: Reboot.  Select the new kernel from the GRUB menu.
> That's the only documentation you need.

Be certain you use "rpm -i" and not "rpm -U", so its a new installation of the
kernel, otherwise he will upgrade your current kernel and you can not go back
to the old situation in case of any problems...

Good luck,


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