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Updating the kernel through up2date and checkup2date

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dynamicnet, Aug 29, 2006.

  1. dynamicnet

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    When /scripts/checkup2date is run, it creates the following up2date skip list:

    courier*;spamassassin*;httpd*;perl;mysql*;php*;mod_ssl*;kernel*;exim*;

    Does "kernel*" have to be included in the skiplist?

    Will updating the kernel and various kernel modules break cpanel/whm?

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    not such a good idea to update your kernel automaticly

    update it manually
     
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    Update it manually through up2date?

    We prefer up2date over custom compiles when possible.

    Will updating the kernel through up2date (which can be run manually by hand) break cpanel?

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    Nope :D
     
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    There were two questions.

    I don't know if your "nope" applied to both or just one.

    Please clarify which question "nope" applied.

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    Nope it wont break cpanel the kernel has nothing to do with cpanel it is for the OS

    yes update your kernel manually through up2date
     
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