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Re: [SLE] NEW kernel.
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 21:19:32 -0400
  • Message-id: <44AC6524.6080401@xxxxxxxxxx>
James Knott wrote:
> Ralph Ellis wrote:
>> The easiest way is to use Yast with Online Update. Set up the factory
>> repository that I listed above as an Installation Source under Yast.
>> After the source has been recognized, in Online Update do a search
>> for "kernel". Select both the default and source kernels and Yast should pick
>> up the rest of the required files automatically.
>> Keep in mind that if you use ATI or nVidia proprietary drivers that you will
>> have to uninstall and reinstall them.
>> Zen is a bit of a pig for this process unfortunately. It can work if you have
>> already listed the factory repository as an Installation Source and you only
>> select the default and source kernels to be installed.
>> Good luck
>> Ralph Ellis
> I've never had much luck configuring that. You'll have to specify
> *EXACTLY* what you put in the server and directory boxes. No matter
> what combination I try, it doesn't like it. It sure would be nice, if
> it would allow you to examine an existing network source, so you could
> figure it out.

Finally figured it out. It sure would be nice if it were documented

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