Re: Kernel swapping for newbies.

Subject: Re: Kernel swapping for newbies.
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Tue Dec 21 1999 - 14:23:09 MST


Read the bottom of the Kernel Upgrade Guide
( about
Basically you need to copy a for the kernel you are upgrading
to, to /boot.


> Here's my saga:
> I wanted to install the new Xpmac (supposedly accelerated for the mach64 chip,
> or something.) It told me I needed glibc 2.1.3 or better and kernel 2.2.10 or
> better.
> I figured that all I needed to do to use the new kernel was to download it,
> gunzip it, put it in my Mac OS system folder, and tell BootX to use it.
> When I rebooted, I got a million error messages telling me that my
> /boot/ didn't match my kernel. So I put back the old kernel.
> I have all kinds of theories on what I should try to do next, but they're all
> fundamentally flawed...
> How do you upgrade the kernel in Yellow Dog Linux?
> I'm running the Champion Server 1.1 with minimal changes.
> - Ben


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