[GRLUG] OEL kernel update

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Sep 23 08:47:09 EDT 2014

> > Question for everyone.  I need to update the Unbreakable Linux
> Kernel for Oracle Enterprise Linux to a specific version (UEK R3 U1)
> for compatibility.  
> Take a look at the yum-versionlock plugin.  You'll probably need to
> hand download (or yum downgrade) the kernel then use version lock.
> https://scottlinux.com/2013/03/18/red-hat-6-or-centos-6-yum-tips-lock-package-versions-and-only-apply-security-updates/


yum install yum-plugin-versionlock
yum versionlock add {package-pattern}

> R3 will probably be compatible with R1 and will have security fixes
> you may want.


Adam Tauno Williams <mailto:awilliam at whitemice.org> GPG D95ED383
Systems Administrator, Python Developer, LPI / NCLA

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