[CentOS] C7: kernel-3.10.0-693.2.2, huh?

Thu Oct 5 14:44:30 UTC 2017
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 04:12:43PM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Ok... I just fully updated a user's machine. And got a kernel panic on
> reboot. So, having run into this earlier this year, I tried to reinstall
> the kernel.

What was the panic?  Missing initrd?  You could always just rebuild
that instead of reinstalling the kernel.

> yum reinstall kernel-3.10.0-693.2.2.el7.x86_64
> Installed package kernel-3.10.0-693.2.2.el7.x86_64 (from updates) not
> available.
> Error: Nothing to do

you can't reinstall the running kernel.

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>