[CentOS] UP vs SMP kernel ?

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 28 16:59:11 UTC 2005

Robert wrote:
> [root at mavis download]# rpm -qa | grep kernel
> kernel-smp-devel-2.6.9-22.EL
> kernel-2.6.9-22.EL
> kernel-hugemem-devel-2.6.9-22.EL
> kernel-utils-2.4-13.1.69
> kernel-devel-2.6.9-22.EL
> kernel-doc-2.6.9-22.EL
> kernel-smp-2.6.9-22.EL
> [root at mavis
> download]#

Yum will try to update all your installed kernels.  If you don't want
kernel-smp, remove it and yum will quit getting updates for it.

> To find that the ^%#$@ smp kernel is once more the default!
> And THAT is why this automagic stuff sometimes scares hell outta me.

So edit /etc/sysconfig/kernel .

William Hooper

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