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Re: [SLE] Kernel Update
I have spent a few days with a variation of this problem - I have an ATA 40Gb drive and a SATA 160Gb drive, and whenever I allow YOU to update my SuSE v10.0 I lose the SATA drive. The problem appears to be resolved by unticking the Kernel update within You, and keeping the old kernel, but this does mean that my machine constantly thinks it has updates available :(
I have moved across to SuSE from Fedora, as SuSE doesn't seem to have as many problem issues (not being such a bleeding edge distro) but I have to admit this particular issue never cropped up in Fedora :)

Steve Sheldon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

>On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 16:07 +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
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>> The Sunday 2006-01-15 at 00:08 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
>> > It's more readily resolved by leaving it installed, including in
>> > menu.lst, in the first place, which is what Mandriva's URPMI does by
>> > default. I would expect no less from YOU, but it apparently disappoints
>> > in this regard.
>> The easiest way to do this, ie, maintain the new and the previous kernel
>> versions would be to use the command rpm directly. What YOU (or Yast) does
>> is to install the newer version, and remove the old; there is no provision
>> that I know of to keep the previous version. I remember some SuSE
>> developer answering this same question time ago, so this is conclusive -

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