[CentOS] Re: changing installed kernel from i586 to i686

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Sep 24 18:28:05 UTC 2008


on 9-24-2008 11:00 AM Jerry Geis spake the following:
>>
>> Jerry Geis wrote:
>> >/ Hi all,
>> />/ />/ If I initially installed a i386 kernel on centos 4.6 is it 
>> possible to
>> />/ migrate to i686 with yum  (yes the box cpu is capable)?
>> />/ /
>> there is no i386 kernel in CentOS3/4/5
>>   
> Sorry my typo mistake I would be going from i586 to i686.
> 
> Is that possible with
> 
> "yum install kernel2.6.9-78.EL.i686"
> 
> 
> Jerry
You might need to take a look at /etc/sysconfig/kernel to see what is set as 
the default kernel.
Using yum install and trying to boot from the kernel should let you see if it 
works. There are other rpms in the 586 setup that might need to be replaced. I 
think gcc is one of them. YMMV

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