Respin FC5 install with updated kernel
mrsam at courier-mta.com
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: http://fedora.kanarip.com/fedoraunity/i386/20060621/
>> 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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