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Re: [SLE] New kernel install
  • From: Trey Sizemore <trey@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 20:00:21 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084492821.3593.14.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 19:48, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Friday 14 May 2004 01.48, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> > What do I need to do, prior to rebooting, after a new kernel install?
> > As I'm using grub for a bootloader, would I just run 'mk_initrd'? The
> > kernel is from kernel-of-the-day via an apt-get dist-upgrade.
> A quick prayer might be in order :)
> Yes, all you need to do is a mk_initrd, but remember that the kotd kernels are
> frequently broken. You'd do well to keep a) a rescue CD, and b) the older
> kernel rpm around (if you installed the kotd with an upgrade, the old kernel
> will now be gone)
> After the reboot you will need to reinstall the nvidia driver, if you have
> such a card

Thanks Anders. Good to know. Is there a better source for recent
kernels that's a little more stable?


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