[CentOS] Lilo for CentOS 5?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Jan 8 20:09:56 UTC 2010


> On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 11:53 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>
>>> Looks like the new kernel stanza gets added to lilo.conf
>>> automatically, but the default needs to be changed manually.
>>
>> That's ok, I randomly see that with grub, too.
>
> grub is supposed to set the default kernel to the newly installed one
> (type) as specified on the DEFAULTKERNEL= line in
> /etc/sysconfig/kernel (for example, kernel, kernel-xen, kernel-PAE,).
>
Yes, well, the emphasis in your statement is "supposed to". It does not
always happen, to the point where when I do a kernel update, I check.

10%? 15% of the time, it doesn't.

        mark



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