Redhat 7.3 kernel updates on 7.2

Seth Mos knuffie at
Wed Jun 12 12:57:01 CDT 2002

At 09:51 12-6-2002 -0400, Ed Griffin wrote:
>Can the Redhat 7.3 kernel rpms be installed on a 7.2 system?  Many people 
>responded to my earlier question about a per-process memory limit on the 
>2.4.9-34smp kernel, they suggested that due to changes in the vm the 
>2.4.18 series kernel might perform better.  I know Redhat is using 
>2.4.18-4 as the errata kernel for 7.3, I just don't know if I would be 
>missing some other sort of dependency.  I might try it on one system and 
>see what happens.  Thanks for any help.

Works for me, I recompiled the kernel though so rebuilding a source rpm on 
the system you want to install it on might be a good idea.

Or compile from source directly. Install the kernel-source package and take 
it from there.


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