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Brand new F23 install, trying to update the kernel. I did lose power during the first round of dnf update and have to go clear out a bunch of conflicts that dnf kept reporting. It's possible I removed something that's needed, to be totally honest here.

Anyways, I've tried both dnf update and dnf install kernel (after dnf remove kernel). They install the latest kernel to /lib/modules/4.4.9-300.fc23.x86_64/, but no new vmlinuz files end up in /boot, so grub2-mkconfig won't find it and use it.

Any suggestions as to where I could start troubleshooting this?

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Ended up updating to the F24 beta, as it's being frozen anyways. This fixed the problem, and I'm now running on the 4.7 kernel.

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dnf reinstall kernel-core

vmlinuz file is provided by kernel-core package so you will need to reinstall it

source https://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?310114-Updating-kernel-vmlinuz-in-boot-not-being-created-by-DNF

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I'd try

dnf reinstall kernel

or (better)

dnf reinstall kernel-4.4.9-300

since it's possible that dnf has status saying that the given set of files is complete.

  • Tried both, it's still not putting a vmlinuz/initramfs/config/System.map file in /boot – Big Millz May 31 '16 at 1:37
  • I did just notice that when dnf lists the kernel package, arch, version, etc upon running dnf install kernel...the size is 58k. Normal? – Big Millz May 31 '16 at 1:46
  • That's too small (the kernel is several Mb). Your /boot may be short of disk space. – Thomas Dickey May 31 '16 at 8:24

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