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Re: [SLE] Suse 10.1 beta 9 loads wrong kernel
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 22:20:27 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604112220.27991.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 11 April 2006 21:51, Per Jessen wrote:
> Art Fore wrote:
> >> Install the default kernel, then modify lilo.conf as appropriate.
> >>
> >>
> >> /Per Jessen, Z├╝rich
> >
> > Could not find any istall procedure or howto.
>
> Apologies - you install the default kernel using YaST - nothing unusual
> or complicated about it. I believe YaST will also modify the lilo.conf
> (or grub equivalent), but I'm not 100% certain, so check it before you
> reboot.
>
> > Did try to rename
> > the /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.16-18-default to vmlinuz but now it comes up
>
> It's best/easiest to just use symlinks when playing around with
> different kernels - if you do it often enough, it's probably worth
> adding entries to lilo.

Maybe worth mentioning: one can install another kernel next to an existing one
with:

rpm -ihv /path/to/other/kernel-xx.xx.xx.rpm

Takes care of /boot/grub/menu.lst and initrd too.

Cheers,

Leen

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