Recommended update for Linux kernel
(Last modified: 30JUN2005)
solutions Recommended update for Linux kernel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f4566f53d19b4b4dbb97b0247614b91a)
Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
- Several JFS stability fixes.
- Fixed a small MD autostart bug.
- Fixed memfrac and lower_zone_reserve kernel parameters.
- Fixed a harmless bug in rwsem just in case some driver uses it.
First, find out which kernel package to use, for example with
rpm -qf /boot/vmlinuz
Download the kernel image fitting your setup and install it with either:
rpm -Fvh kernel-iseries64*.rpmfor the 64 bit iSeries kernel image, or
rpm -Fvh kernel-ppc64*.rpmfor the 64 bit PPC kernel image
After performing the RPM package update of your kernel package, you must execute the following commands as root to make sure that your system will start up again:
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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