[CentOS] Replacing custom kernel with another - with same identifier
Antti J. Huhtala
ahuhtal4 at welho.com
Thu Jul 17 18:57:58 UTC 2008
to, 2008-07-17 kello 17:58 +0100, ne.. kirjoitti:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:19, Antti J. Huhtala <ahuhtal4 at welho.com> wrote:
> > to, 2008-07-17 kello 09:16 +0100, ne.. kirjoitti:
> >> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 08:05, Antti J. Huhtala <ahuhtal4 at welho.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > 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?
> >> There is no need to remove the old kernel. Use the --replacefiles option to
> >> rpm when installing the new kernel. Then verify that your grub.conf/lilo.conf
> >> has the correct entry.
> > Well, it wasn't as simple as that. rpm says:"kernel ... is already
> > installed" and will not go on. The identifiers (file names) are
> > identical, remember?
> Bummer, wrong option. From rpm --help
> --replacepkgs reinstall if the package is already present
> And what Mr Hughes wrote will also work.
I'm sure you are both right. However, I took the long path and first
removed kernel and kernel-devel, then installed with 'rpm -ivh'. All
went OK. Thanks anyway.
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