Upgrading the kernel

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Aug 20 11:18:36 PDT 2005


Peter B. Steiger wrote:
> Do I need to do anything with grub when I install a new kernel,
> other than update menu.lst to reflect the new image name?

Nope, that's it.  Nice and easy, eh?  Just watch out for potential 
problems with 'udev'.  If you're upgrading to a 2.6.12.x kernel, you'll 
likely want to build a recent version of udev too, in order to avoid 
potentially slow booting and other problems.

Cheers,

Matt.



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