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To: kulua-l@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [aclug-L] Re: kernel updates
From: bdilling@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 1998 16:20:31 -0500 (CDT)
Reply-to: aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Sounds like you didn't run lilo before you rebooted.  After you install a
new kernel you have to re-run lilo in order to get it to boot properly.

On Thu, 22 Oct 1998 Todd_Lundstedt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> One more point... I was at 2.0.34, upgraded to .35, after the boot, at the
> login prompt, it still says .34....
> Hope this helps.
> ---------------------- Forwarded by Todd Lundstedt/VCHS on 10/22/98 04:25
> PM ---------------------------
> Todd Lundstedt
> 10/22/98 04:16 PM
> To:   kulua-l@xxxxxxxxx, aclug-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> cc:
> Subject:  kernel updates  (Document link not converted)
> Have patience with me, I am very new at this....
> I have RH5.1.
> I download several of the update RPMs from the RH ftp site and, including
> kernel, glint, and a few others that RH Security suggests all RH users
> should install.  The RPMs installed without error (except kernel-source...
> ran out of space).  When I tried to use glint, the file is not in the
> directory.  After reboot, I can't mount the CDRom, (error indicates ISO9660
> not supported in kernel), the Ethernet card did not initialize and few
> other errors.
> Since I can't get to the CD or Network, I am stuck with updating by floppy
> (never done that before), reinstalling (done that plenty, but don't want
> to), or finding some way to back out the kernel changes and continue on (if
> it ain't too hard).
> Some of the other errors are
> modprob: can't locate module net-pf-4 (then -pf-5)
> I am booting off of floppy, if that matters.  I can't figure out how to get
> Linux to recognize the Bios overlay for larg hard drives and still boot.
> Everytime I try to install and boot from hard drive, I get "LI" and that is
> it.  Booting from floppy works, but I would sure like to fix that.
> On the space issue, how do I increase the space on a directory (is that
> correct term?) without destroying data in that directory (/usr for
> instance)?
> Thanks
> Todd Lundstedt
> Todd_Lundstedt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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