kernel update warning

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 02:59:43 UTC 2008


On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 2:21 PM, John Summerfield
<debian at herakles.homelinux.org> wrote:
>
> Kam Leo wrote:
>  > On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 10:24 AM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
>  >> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 18:27:31 +0100,
>  >>   Valent Turkovic <valent.turkovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >>  > Hi,
>  >>  > I just saw that opensuse 10.3 has an warning when there is a kernel update.
>  >>  > Look how they handle this:
>  >>  > http://www.uploadgeek.com/uploads456/0/new-kernel.png
>  >>  >
>  >>  > What do you think would this also be nice if Fedora had something like
>  >>  > this or not?
>  >>
>  >>  Fedora has an update alert feature. I don't know if it can filter what
>  >>  it checks to be a subset of what you have installed though.
>  >
>  > OpenSUSE also has an update alert feature. The reboot message is
>  > displayed when the kernel is updated. The difference between openSUSE
>  > and Fedora is that only one version of the kernel is kept on the
>  > system.
>  >
>  Which retains only one version of the kernel?

Default for openSUSE is to keep only one kernel package. Fedora
defaults to keeping two.

>
>  Cheers
>  John




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