[CentOS-devel] [CentOS] WAS/CentOS 5.5 latest revisions seem really slow//Now Where are the Kernels?

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 05:08:03 EDT 2010


On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 04:49 -0400, JohnS wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 00:41 -0700, Mark wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 9:30 PM, JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > You can do:
> > > rpm -q --changelog kernel >> changelog.log   \
> > > rpm -q --changelog kernel-2.6.18-194.8.1.el5 >> changelog.log
> > >
> > > To view the changelog for patches and BZs Applied to the kernel or any
> > > rpm.  As in load up the newest one and run the command.  I see a lot of
> > > changes between the newest one and the one (194.3.1) that you tried and
> > > said solved it.  I would creep on up in versions to the newest one you
> > > can run with out the problem then file a bug report with a good
> > > description of the problem and type of hardware also (i think important
> > > for your problem).
> > >
> > 
> > Egad - on the CentOS mirror I checked (USC), there are no kernels
> > between 194.3.1 and 194.8.1.
> 
> Sun May 02 2010 Jiri Pirko <jpirko at redhat.com> [2.6.18-194.3.1.el5]  
> Well that one you have.  Why do you have it?  Because I guess an
> @CentOS.org Hat decided to build that one while all the other ones were
> plain out skipped in-between?  My ohh my the Heart and Soul was
> forgotten.  All of 4 - FOUR of them.
> 
> Effectively your stuck with the one you got that works or you have to
> learn to build your own from the red hat sources.  
> 
> > If I just build kernels from the Linux archives, would those just work
> > as-is under CentOS?  I haven't actually done that in a while, but if
> > it's moderately safe using the "standard" spec files....
> 
> Maybe so be carefull.  So insightfully what I do for my precious
> customers on CentOS is I actually build the updates from the RH Sources
> to keep them happy because some do like to plunder about when are
> updates coming out. 
> 
> Maybe the cache directory eatted them up?
----
UPDATE !

Replying to my self those you see missing are not on Red Hats Public
Mirror Site so evidently those are not built to go in CentOs.

I presume those come out in the fastrack repository?  Can someone
correct me here if I am wrong.

So effectively they not missing in action as I thought. Sorry  Now they
would be a nice inclusion.

John



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