Respin FC5 install with updated kernel

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at
Sat Jul 1 14:54:27 UTC 2006

David Timms writes:

> Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>> Can someone point me to a guide for respinning the installation FC5 DVD 
>> with an updated kernel?
> Unofficial:
>> It looks like 2.6.17 is the first kernel I can 
>> boot on my x86_64 hardware since 2.6.13, which prevented me from 
>> upgrading from FC4 to FC5.
> Would you be willing to give FC6test1 a try ? Maybe get the 
> discboot.iso, and if that can succesfully boot decide if you would like 
> to test FC6 at this early stage ?

Maybe on one of my other machines, but this one I don't want to mess with, 
and it's the only x86_64 box I have.

>> I need not only to have the updated kernel installed, but also boot 
>> Anaconda with an updated kernel image.
>> Also, it looks like FC5 has a unified UP and SMP kernel -- correct?
> No. It has better detection of which is required, and the smp is more 
> stable, so there is less chance that it wont work.

I mean -- I do not see kernel-smp packages in FC5's updates, I presume FC5 
uses the same kernel for both up and smp.

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