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RE: Upgrading kernel-BOOT

The kernel-2.4.18-3.src.rpm contains a spec file which builds all kinds of
kernels, among other the BOOT variety. So you need to install the src.rpm,
modify the spec file to install the patches you need, and run rpmbuild -bb
kernel.spec (you could modify the spec file to just build the BOOT kernel,
to save time). And voila, in /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386 you have a new


-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Leonard [mailto:ian smallworld cx]
Sent: 19. desember 2003 11:23
To: kickstart-list redhat com
Subject: Upgrading kernel-BOOT


We have a kickstart install based on RedHat 7.3. We find that on a 
motherboard the CD boots but then linux can't find the cdrom driver. The 
appears to be to replace the kernel. This appears to be in 

So I need to upgrade it. However I can't find a srpm file or a spec file 

Can anyone advise on what to do next?


Ian Leonard

Please ignore spelling and punctuation - I did.

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