Steps To Kernel Update With rpm

September 19, 2011 / Web Hosting

If you want to update your kernel with rpm then you have to follow the following steps :

  1. Log-in to your Linux Server with your root access.
  2. Run the following command to find out recent kernel availability on your server.

    #uname -r

  3. You have to edit grub.conf to new kernel availability.
  4. Run the following command to download latest kernel version from -ihv kernel-smp-2.4.21-47.0.1.EL.i686.rpm

  5. You have to make new kernel as a default kernel

    0 in /boot/grub/grub.conf

  6. Reboot your server with the following command.

    #shutdown -r now

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