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RE: [Linux-cluster] GFS update problem



On RHN Satellite that package would be at
/var/satellite/redhat/NULL/kernel-smp/<version>, FWIW.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: linux-cluster-bounces redhat com 
>[mailto:linux-cluster-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Riaan 
>van Niekerk
>Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 5:44 AM
>To: linux clustering
>Subject: Re: [Linux-cluster] GFS update problem
>
>Robert Moody - MWEB wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>  
>> I am trying to apply the latest updates to one of our GFS clusters.
>>  
>> The problem I have is it seems the GFS patches want kernel version 
>> 2.6.9-42ELsmp. However the up2date command on the system keeps 
>> installing 2.6.9-42.0.2EL.
>>  
>> Is there anyway to get the older version of the kernel.
>>  
>> The system is running Redhat ES4 update 4 with GFS 6.1
>>  
>>  
>> Robert Moody
>> Snr. Sun Solaris/Linux Engineer
>> WPF : Communications Officer
>> MWeb
>> Tel : 021 596 8753
>> Cell : 084 466 8521
>>  <mailto:rmoody mweb com>
>>  
>> 
>hi Robert
>
>not using up2date, unfortunately, but via the RHN web site or on the 
>RHEL4u4 ISOS:
>
>1 RHN
>
>- Sign in at https://rhn.redhat.com
>- In the search box, select 'Packages' and type in 'kernel-smp' and 
>[Search]
>- To dramatically reduce the number of kernel versions you 
>will have to 
>sift through, select "Channels relevant to your systems" and unselect 
>the architectures, and [Search]. (doing this for me reduced the number 
>of matches from 900 to 200.
>- Click on kernel-smp
>- Click on the '>|' (the newest packages are at the end)
>- You may have to forward a page or two ('<')
>- Click on kernel-smp-2.6.9-42.EL.i686
>- Click on 'Download Package' at the bottom
>
>2 ISOs/CDs (If you have downloaded them)
>
>ISO 2 for i386 and x86_64
>
>3 If you have Red Hat Satellite, you will have this package 
>localy, and 
>depending on how you many software channels you have, the number of 
>kernel version packages to sift through should be significantly less
>(OT: I am not sure why RHN Hosted thinks that RHL 9.0 is 
>relevant to me 
>- I have only RHEL 4 systems registered)
>
>I upgraded a customer of mine to GFS 6.1 u4 / RHEL 4.4 3 days 
>ago and we 
>are fairly happy so far.
>
>good luck
>
>Riaan
>


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