Bug 639 - Lack of option to not install kernel on upgrade.
Lack of option to not install kernel on upgrade.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-28 13:22 EST by jae
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-28 18:13:49 EST
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Description jae 1998-12-28 13:22:44 EST
Upgrading your system becomes a big hassle if you have built
your own kernel. And it is easily fixed, just allow for the
option of not installing the new kernel when doing an
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-28 18:13:59 EST
Thank you for your suggestion. We have noted it and will consider for
the next release.
Comment 2 Aleksey Nogin 1998-12-29 00:44:59 EST
If you remove the kernel RPM after compiling your own kernel, upgrade
would not install a new kernel.

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