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Re: Kernel update with yum



On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 00:01 -0700, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> On Monday 29 May 2006 06:43, David McCormick wrote:
> > Rainer Traut wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > David McCormick schrieb:
> > >> I recently did a clean install of FC-4 64 bit on a new disk and
> > >> updated using yum update with livna. Now when I reboot Grub starts
> > >> the 2111 kernel by default which is waht I want but fails with the
> > >> following
> > >>
> > >> root (hd2,0)
> > >>
> > >> filesystem is ext2fs, partition type 0x87
> > >>
> > >> kernel /boot/vmlinux-2.6.16-1.2111_FC4 ro root=lable=/123 rhgb quiet
> > >
> > > lable? should that be LABEL?
> > > Have you edited grub.conf by hand?
> > >
> > > HTH
> > > Rsiner
> >
> > It is label just my fingers getting out of sync.  I checked gurb.conf
> > and it has the proper files for 2111, the same number and type as 3069
> > has.
> >
> > Dave
> 
> Hi Dave:
> You missed the point of Rainers reply.  It is supposed to be CAPITOL letters 
> for label (LABEL).  
> 
> You should spellcheck and proofread your posts.

Indeed. You might then use the word CAPITAL instead of CAPITOL.

> What is a gurb.conf file? 
> That should be grub.conf.  I'm not trying to put you down, but a spelling 
> mistake in a file can cause unexpected results and it's best to check all 
> your work.
> 
> 3069?  What kernel is that from?  Was that a 2.4 kernel?

Probably another typo, should have been 2069.

> I would recommend not updating with anything but the stock Fedora repos until 
> the system is working properly, then add things like livna or dags.  This way 
> you will at least know what the problem is related to.

Sounds reasonable.

> You might also want to check the archives relevant to the 64 bit 2111 kernel.  
> I seem to recall seeing some problems about that.

I think the 2111 kernel fixed the networking issues that the 2107 kernel
was plagued by:
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2006-May/msg00890.html

Paul.


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