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Re: [SLE] Kernel Downgrade?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 02:15:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <200404150215.54789.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 15 April 2004 02.06, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Anders,
>
> > Yes, of course you can. Just grab the 2.4.21-166 rpm from somewhere and
> > "rpm -Uvh --oldpackage" it.
>
> Hmmm. No good. The RPM did not update the /boot directory -- meaning
> that it wouldn't have booted, had I proceeded.

I beg your pardon? I've installed several dozen suse kernel rpms, and I've
never seen one yet that didn't update /boot. Is /boot on a separate
partition, and was in mounted when you installed the rpm?

> Better stick with something that
> at least boots.

I thought you said you had run 2.4.21-166 before and it worked?!

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