[CentOS] Re: Putting CentOS 5.2 kernel on CentOS 4.x

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Oct 3 23:21:16 UTC 2008


on 10-3-2008 2:48 PM Fong Vang spake the following:
> Has anyone tried to install a CentOS 5.x kernel on a CentOS 4.x system? 
> Is this doable?  I"m aware of the dependencies but I'm curious if anyone
> has done this successfully.
> 
> Basically, we have a few hundred 4.x systems that cannot be upgraded to
> 5.x, yet, but we do need the kernel update to fix the XFS problem as
> described here: http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=3125
> 
You would be on your own with that! Do you have a non-critical system you can
test on? You would probably need to get the source rpm and build it on a 4.x
devel system.


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