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Re: [SLE] NEW kernel.
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 20:57:46 -0400
  • Message-id: <44AC600A.1000908@xxxxxxxxxx>
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.


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