[CentOS-docs] Suggestions on "I Need the Kernel Source" Wiki pages
Antti J. Huhtala
ahuhtal4 at welho.com
Tue Jul 15 12:26:47 UTC 2008
ti, 2008-07-15 kello 10:01 +0100, Alan Bartlett kirjoitti:
> On 14/07/2008, Antti J. Huhtala <ahuhtal4 at welho.com> wrote:
> Looks like "Custom Kernel" HowTo survived "the
> idiot test" by me. One question though: when installing the
> rpms as the
> last step (rpm -ivh kernel-*.rpm), I get "error: can't create
> transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/_db.000". That means I should
> do it as
> root, doesn't it? Perhaps the HowTo could mention this even if
> it might
> be reasonably obvious that only root can install kernels...
> Done. :-D.
> The relevant line now reads: "Make sure that you install those rpm
> files (as root) using either rpm -ivh kernel-*.rpm or yum localinstall
Just the kind of addition I had in mind. Thank you, Alan.
> Thank you for your careful attention to details, Antti.
You're welcome. Success in this has built up my courage to try compiling
other kernel versions, as well. That may generate other comments but
I'll let you know then.
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