[CentOS] "yum update" did not update kernel on one box

Fri May 2 13:52:35 UTC 2008
Michael Simpson <mikie.simpson at gmail.com>

On 5/2/08, Lanny Marcus <lannyma at gmail.com> wrote:
> This morning, I did "yum update" on my wife's box. It did not update the
> kernel. I ran the command again, and there is a response that no updates
> are available. Her box is a Compaq Evo D300v Celeron. During the past
> couple of days, when I did "yum update", on my daughters box and mine
> (Dell Dimensions), the kernel was updated and in the GRUB menus now,
> there are two (2) Linux kernels to choose from, as well as the Win XP
> option, since these are all dual boot boxes. How can I update the kernel
> on the Compaq Evo so it has an up to date kernel? TIA!

Hi there

When this happens i do a "yum clean all" then do the update again.

That usually sorts it .