[CentOS-devel] Re: kernel in testing

Fri Dec 22 13:59:48 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Kay Diederichs wrote:
> embarrassing to reply to one's own posting ... the lack of success on 
> the Mac Pro and the Dell Precision was "pilot error" - I installed the 
> i386 kernel on x86_64 machines !

depending on the tree installed, the i386 kernel should work fine, as 
long as the underlying distro is mostly i386 as well. Also, using yum 
with a sane baseurl= line will prevent such issues :)

> After fixing this, I find that the new kernel works well on the Dell. I 
> didn't have time to test the Mac Pro, but the boot messages looked ok on 
> a quick check.

cool :)

- KB