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Recommended update for the Linux kernel

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(Last modified: 14JUN2007)


solutions Recommended update for the Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e5d23088e333512b33dda328b46dd9db)

Applies to

Package: kernel-debug
kernel-default
kernel-kdump
kernel-smp
kernel-source
kernel-syms
kernel-xen
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP1 DEBUGINFO for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 3642
Release: 20070614
Obsoletes: 35902161c7373acec51e875d7fedcb98

Indications

Update of Linux Kernel on x86-64 because of updated perl-Bootloader.

Contraindications

None.

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.

Solution

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 -Fvh kernel-*.rpm
In case you are using LILO as bootmanager, please make sure that you also execute the command
lilo
after installing the update for the system to remain bootable.
Finally, reboot the system with
shutdown -r now

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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