[LON-CAPA-users] RPM update
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 10:11:29 -0700 (PDT)
The reboot went smoothly after the kernel upgrade. I'm now runnink the
2.2.19smp kernel. -All connections even seems to have been established
after the reboot.
Shouldn't we also be upgrading the filesystem to ext3 or reiserfs in
order to prevent disasters after a power loss?
On Sat, 1 Jun 2002, Scott Harrison wrote:
> Dear Dr. Jensen:
> It should work, especially if you read the information that
> I suggested at redhat.com.
> If your system does not boot up, you can always rescue it with
> the original RedHat 6.2 installation CD-ROMs based on instructions
> If there are any problems with this, perhaps contact me directly at
> firstname.lastname@example.org when convenient.
> > Dear Scott,
> > I did your steps below, except that I forgot step 1, and I did step 4
> > with rpm -Fvh instead (am I in trouble??). I think I
> > have a backup floppy somewhere in my
> > office, though. Everything in /boot looks good, and lilo
> > ran without errors. The 2.2.14 kernel is gone from /boot, so I
> > don't have it as a backup. If things go wrong when I do the re-boot, will
> > I be able to use the original lon-capa CDROM to boot from?
> > Lars.
> > On Thu, 30 May 2002, Scott Harrison wrote:
> > >
> > > 1) Make a backup floppy bootdisk:
> > > mkbootdisk 2.2.14-5.0
> > > 2) Test your floppy bootdisk
> > > 3) Get kernel, kernel-headers, and kernel-smp RPMs
> > > 4) Install with '-ivh', NOT '-Uvh'
> > > rpm -ivh kernel-2.2.19-6.2.16.i686.rpm
> > > rpm -ivh kernel-headers-2.2.19-6.2.16.i386.rpm
> > > rpm -ivh kernel-smp-2.2.19-6.2.16.i686.rpm
> > > 5) IMPORTANT! Since you are using the kernel-smp package, you must
> > > do this step (which is normally not needed)
> > >
> > > /sbin/mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.2.19-6.2.16.img 2.2.19-6.2.16
> > > /sbin/mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.2.19-6.2.16smp.img 2.2.19-6.2.16smp
> > >
> > > 6) Edit lilo.conf.
> > --
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