[CentOS] Replacing custom kernel with another - with same identifier

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 17:11:44 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:05 AM, Antti J. Huhtala <ahuhtal4 at welho.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I just finished building a custom kernel from 2.6.18-53.1.21 source rpm
> - this time with ISA bus and ISAPNP support which I accidentally left
> out of my previous attempt.
> Unfortunately, this time I forgot to change my identifier in
> kernel-2.6.spec file. Thus I now have one *installed* kernel version
> *without* ISA support, and another one *with* ISA support but as rpm,
> not yet installed. Both kernels now have identical identifiers.
> What is the safe way to remove the previous installed kernel version
> without taking out the uninstalled new version? Is the latter safe in
> ~/rpmbuild/RPMS if I use 'rpm -e' to remove the former version?

Hi Antti,

I don't know if you have some reason and must stay at that old kernel,
but I advise you get the current 2.6.18-92.1.6 kernel and rebuild.
Then you'd have a chance to get your buildid in.


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