Update The Kernel Package Appropriately To Ensure A Bootable System

General Information

Updating (installing) new kernels.

View current kernel version

uname -r

Show currently installed and version(s) available

yum clean all
yum list kernel

Two methods:

1) Update kernel using yum (preferred)

yum update kernel

2) Download and install kernel manually

yumdownloader kernel
rpm -ivh kernel-3.10.0-229.1.2.el7.x86_64

View kernel files (vmlinuz)

cd /boot
ls -l

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  • Last modified: 2019/05/25 23:50
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