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Re: Question about kernel update

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Subject: Re: Question about kernel update
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 30 Oct 2002 16:00:45 -0600
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It's pretty straightforward, just get the kernel-foo.src.rpm, and then
as root* do:

rpmbuild --ba --target i686 kernel-foo.src.rpm

and a few hours later, you should have shiny new RPMs in


*you don't have to build RPMs as root but doing otherwise requires a
longer explanation.  :)

On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 16:00, Joe St.Clair wrote:
> This would not be a big problem but I have never done this on a RedHat 
> system.  What I am looking for is some information on how to do this.
> Juri Haberland wrote:

> >Well, it depends. Unfortunately the new SGI RPMs are all build for RedHat
> >8.0! Seems that all users with RedHat 7.1 - 7.3 have to rebuild from the
> >SRPMs :(

Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.         651-683-3102

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