Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 129640
anaconda removes old known-good kernel.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:47 EST
When upgrading, anaconda removed my old kernel. The new kernel did not
boot due to mkinitrd problems (now fixed).
This is violating the oft-repeated advice to _NEVER_ 'rpm -U' a kernel
package. And it made my system not boot.
An anaconda upgrade always has and always will upgrade kernels.
Userspace is regularly depending on features being present in "new
enough" kernels and leaving an older kernel causes other strange and