[CentOS] always boot from Elrepo kernel
jperrin at centos.org
Thu Sep 22 15:19:42 UTC 2016
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.
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