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Re: [SLUG] Fallback preparation before kernal install ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Fallback preparation before kernal install ?
- From: John Clarke <johnc+slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 14:41:42 +1000
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On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 02:35:38 +1000, James Gregory wrote:
> Oh yes, if you do use rpm to install it, use '-i', not '-U'. Though I
> don't actually think it'll make a difference.
Oh yes it will. '-i' (install) will leave the old kernel package(s)
alone. '-U' (upgrade) will uninstall all other versions. From the rpm
This upgrades or installs the package currently installed
to a newer version. This is the same as install, except
all other version(s) of the package are removed after the
new package is installed.
If you want to have two (or more) different kernels installed, use
I once spotted this in the SYLOGIN.COM of a VAX:
$ LS :== WRITE SYS$ERROR "%DCL-E-BWAHAHALUSER, what do you think this
is, Unix or something ?"
-- Chris King