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Running Upstream Kernels on Fedora

On Jan 15, 2011, at 1:42 PM, jbk wrote:

> On 01/15/2011 01:28 PM, Jarod Wilson wrote:
>> On Jan 15, 2011, at 12:46 PM, jbk wrote:
>>> I could not install the kernel headers as they conflict with
>>> the F14 headers which I am loath to replace without knowing
>>> what the consequences will be.
>>> In the past I have installed upstream kernels but only for
>>> the current release version. What are the problems I'm going
>>> to run into if I leave things as they are, and what if I
>>> replace the F14 headers with the F15 headers?
>> Should be just fine.
> So replacing the F14 kernel headers with F15 should be fine?

Yes, a simply rpm -Uvh on the kernel-headers package shouldn't harm
anything, been there, done that plenty of times. Can easily be
reversed by grabbing the F14 kernel-headers and rpm -Uvh --oldpackage
if anything goes sideways.

Jarod Wilson
jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at

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