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Re: Kernel versions, xen, grub.conf, yum upgrades



Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:

> I recently looked at my grub.conf file (attached), and noticed some odd
> things about it.  The system is vanilla FC7 with latest upgrades; the
> kernel has be upgraded a number of times.  The odd things are:
> 
> (1) The default kernel for loading appears to be an xen version.  Why is
> this?  I gather that xen is a little more flexible but less efficient
> than the standard kernel.  I never use this flexibility, as most users
> never do -- why is this the default for loading?

I think this was a glitch in the Fedora 7 installation.
I got a xen kernel too, which I yum removed,
and then when I ran yum update it seemed to get the latest version
(vmlinuz-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7).
 

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