[CentOS] looking for kernel-xen- 2.6.18-164.el5

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Mon Jan 11 19:42:32 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 08:12:33PM +0200, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:
> > At Mon, 11 Jan 2010 18:01:24 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Rudi Ahlers wrote on Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:17:14 +0200:
> >>
> >> > and don't want to
> >> > downgrade the running kernel and reboot the server
> >>
> >> you have to reboot the VM (I assume you mean this by "server"?), anyway,
> >> for a new kernel.
> >
> > I think the OP does not want to reboot xen itself and the dom0 VM or
> > any of the virtual machines, *except* the one with the 'bad' kernel.
> >
> >>
> >> Kai
> >>
> >
> > --
> 
> Yup, that's exactly what I want todo :) But I can't find this kernel's
> RPM on the internet to install it on the dom0 host....
> 

You don't have to install the kernel rpm to dom0/host.

You can install the kernel only to domU, and use Xen pygrub to load the
domU grub.conf and kernel+initrd from the guests filesystem.

Are you really saying you can't find that kernel rpm? It's available
from every CentOS (FTP) mirror.

-- Pasi



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