kernel upgrade with yum removed old kernels

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Mon May 7 16:19:51 UTC 2007


On 5/6/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> Kam Leo wrote:
>
> > Yes, it does.The base for FC6 went from 2.6.18 to 2.6.20. Bug and
> > security fixes alone would not have necessitated the version changes
> > that followed. What I see is that the installonlyn plugin was created
> > to fix the side effects of Fedora Core's kernel update
> > mechanism/policy.
>
> Security fixes are unpredictable. Bug fixes can be accumulated but you
> would have some unsatisfied users anyway.
>
> > We weren't talking about me, at least I hope not, but about less
> > knowledgeable users.
> > I hope our mutual goal is to improve Fedora Core.
>
> Right. "You" is figurative.
>
> > By the way, regarding ideas for improving documentation:  It is highly
> > desirable to have man pages for all released software. Yum's plugins
> > seem to have fallen through the cracks. If the release notes are not
> > been maintained then I would recommend that any functional/behavioral
> > change be documented via comments in the .conf file. It shouldn't take
> > too much effort and is better than nothing.
>
> Want to contribute?

Have been:

1. bug reports
2. participate in this list.

> Rahul




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