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Re: F8: Has the kernel update policy been changed?



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Jos Vos schrieb:
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2008 at 11:36:37AM +0100, Christian Nolte wrote:
> 
>> I was wondering if the kernel update policy has been changed. Since F8 I
>> noticed that on a kernel update, grub still uses the previous kernel on
>> reboot although I have not touched grub.conf (default=0).

FYI: After the update default=0 is changed by grubby.

> Whether or not the new kernel becomes the default is defined by
> UPDATEDEFAULT in /etc/sysconfig/kernel.
> 
> AFAICS this still defaults to "yes", so by default you should notice
> that the updated kernel is used.  For me this still works as usual
> on F8.

Thank you for this information! On the two test machines I have here
both have UPDATEDEFAULT set to "no". I have not manually changed this
entry. I will do a clean install on a third machine to investigate this
further.

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