[CentOS] how long to reboot server ?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 16:58:31 EDT 2010


On 9/3/2010 3:47 PM, Todd Denniston wrote:
> Marko Vojinovic wrote, On 09/03/2010 04:10 PM:
>> On Friday, September 03, 2010 18:34:51 Matthew Miller wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 12:17:37PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>>> Does anyone know if this is special-cased or some config setting?  I
>>> It's special-cased.
>>
>
>>
>> So all in all, you should never be afraid that yum will leave you only with
>> untested kernels while updating.
>
> Thank you for your description of what is supposed to happen, I was not aware of this safety
> provision previously.
>
> I will however probably pick a test machine and try it, just to have that reassuring feeling of
> having seen it in action myself, as so far I have only come to that point where the NEXT update
> would be the one which got me. :)

Just try booting your oldest existing kernel from the grub menu before 
doing an update that includes a kernel, and note that the one you are 
running isn't removed like it would be otherwise.

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    Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at gmail.com


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