Bug 129918 - kernel update not prefering newer kernel
kernel update not prefering newer kernel
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 115253
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2004-08-14 04:19 EDT by Vladimir Kotal
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-23 18:31:35 EDT
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Description Vladimir Kotal 2004-08-14 04:19:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
after running up2date and selecting to update kernel to 2.6.7 from
2.6.5, it had properly installed new kernel, but GRUB booted still the
older. I had to manually select newer kernel upon each reboot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
up2date-gnome-4.3.19-1, up2date-4.3.19-1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install FC2 from CDs
2. run up2date, select kernel to update
3. reboot

Actual Results:  GRUB booted the older kernel, not the newer

Expected Results:  up2date should deinstall older kernel or make GRUB
prefer the newer one

Additional info:
Comment 1 Andre Robatino 2004-10-31 19:10:16 EST
  This is a duplicate of bug #115253.
Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 12:18:03 EDT
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
Comment 3 Todd Warner 2005-09-23 18:31:35 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 115253 ***

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