[ATrpms-users] Kernel versions
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Sat Apr 22 10:25:40 CEST 2006
On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 09:27:40AM +0200, Niels Dybdahl wrote:
> On 4/22/06, Niels Dybdahl <Niels at dybdahl.dk> wrote:
> > > I am reinstalling my MythTV server with FC4 and yum has automatically
> > > installed kernel 2.6.16-1.2096_FC4. As far as I can see all the FC4
> > > kernel modules on atrpms are for kernel 2.6.16-1.2069_FC4.
> > > I have tried to install kernel 2069 instead, but apparently yum could
> > > not find any. Does anyone have suggestions on what to do ?
> > I think I found the solution: I have to get the kernel named
> > kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4.i586.rpm or
> > kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4.i686.rpm. Which kernel is the best for an 1.8
> > GHz Athlon ?
There is also an ...athlon.rpm kernel, that is what you should use.
> > I guess I better install the i586 to be safe.
> But how do I do that ? When I run:
> yum install kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4.i586
> It just responds "nothing to do". Is this because I have a newer
> kernel installed ?
> Can I force yum to install the kernel or do I have to use rpm instead ?
I think yum still cannot "downgrade" or "see" old packages. The
yum install smart
smart install kernel-2.6.16-1.2069_FC4
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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