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Steps To Kernel Update With rpm

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 kernel.org

rpm -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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