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Recommended update for the Linux kernel


(Last modified: 14JUN2007)

solutions Recommended update for the Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1d73a525da00c5a8c21d896fdea4dc25)

Applies to

Package: kernel-debug
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP1 DEBUGINFO for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
Zypp-Patch-Number: 3639
Release: 20070614
Obsoletes: 6ae67485ac2e7cd1f290f1b4ffded09c
Indications Update of Linux Kernel on ia64 because of updated perl-Bootloader.



Problem description

Update of Linux Kernel on ia64 because of updated perl-Bootloader.
This update is necessary because of an updated version of perl-Bootloader that fixes problems during a kernel upgrade.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system.
First, find out which kernel package to download and use, for example with
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
Download the kernel image fitting your setup and the kernel symbols (kernel-syms*.rpm) and install it with: rpm -Fvh kernel-*.rpm
Please do only install one of these kernels, not all of them.
In case you are using LILO as bootmanager, please make sure that you also execute the command
after installing the update for the system to remain bootable.
Finally, reboot the system with
shutdown -r now
to load the new kernel (replace "now" with the appropriate amount of time to allow local users to cleanly log out, for example "+5" for five minutes.)

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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