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Recommended update for KERNEL (kernel-ppc64)


(Last modified: 07MAY2002)

solutions Recommended update for KERNEL (kernel-ppc64) SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e1efeafdd250ca66e30454e6ad56f61b)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC

Package: kernel-ppc64
Release: 20020507
Obsoletes: none


This update should be installed.



Problem description

This kernel update improves the stability on pSeries systems.
The following problems/bugs were fixed:
  • kernel stack corruption
  • time drifts when running ntpd
  • enable autofs
  • improve the HVC console on p690 regatta systems
  • support for nvram modification
  • update JFS to 1.0.17


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 by using this command:
rpm -Uvh kernel-ppc64.rpm mk_initrd lilo
After these commands have been completed succesfully, reboot your machine:
shutdown -r now

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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