Re: How to upgrade the kernel

With redhat 5, you can update the kernel (and the rest of the os) via yum (yum-update). There probably isn't much practical advantage to not using the kernel rpm's that redhat provides.


Dave Martini 1 wrote:
I'm running Linux kernel 2.6.18-8.el5 on an RHEL 5 distribution.
I downloaded the kernel from
Does anyone have a good and accurate step by step process on how to upgrade the kernel?
Will I need to upgrade anything else besides the kernel itself?
Thank you.
Dave Martini

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