[CentOS] always boot from Elrepo kernel

Thu Sep 22 15:19:42 UTC 2016
Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org>

On 09/22/2016 10:14 AM, johan.vermeulen7 at telenet.be wrote:
> Hello All, 
> I purchased some Dell Latitude 3570 laptops. They came with Ubuntu preinstalled. ( Which I swapped for Centos7) 
> I have to use Elrepo kernel on these machines to get some of the fn function keys to work. 
> So I installed Elrepo's kernel-ml and selected this kernel with: 
> # grub2-set-default 0 
> ( after disabling secure boot) 
> The problem I see is that after a next kernel update, the new Centos kernel will be nr 0 and the machine will 
> boot from that kernel if I tested this correctly. 
> Is there a way I can enable elrepo kernel update but not the regular Centos kernel? 

I believe you need to update /etc/sysconfig/kernel to set the 'default'
kernel package to be the kernel-ml or whichever elrepo kernel you're using.

Jim Perrin
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