Recommended update for the Linux kernel
(Last modified: 14JUN2007)
solutions Recommended update for the Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1d73a525da00c5a8c21d896fdea4dc25)
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP1 DEBUGINFO for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
Indications 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.
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.)
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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.
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