I am following the instructions here on how to manually perform a kernel upgrade in Red Hat.

The current Kernel RPM's are:

kernel-headers is not installed
kernel-ibcs is not installed
kernel-source is not installed


Under the "Getting the updates" section, all the links are dead, and there doesn't seem to be a ftp://updates.redhat.com/9.0/en/os/i386/

Does anybody know where the packages can be downloaded from?


Realising now that RH9 support was dropped a few hundred years ago along with the legacy project, found a working mirror here http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/

  • Could you post your solution as an answer and accept it so the question can be marked as answered?
    – terdon
    Oct 21 '13 at 18:47
  • done and dusted bud
    – TomSelleck
    Oct 22 '13 at 9:06

Using a mirror of the fedora legacy website, I could download a new version of the kernel. By carefully following the steps here(for the section "Getting the updates", use the mirror), I managed to successfully upgrade the kernel.

I messed it up the first time by inputting the incorrect root partition into the "lilo.conf" file. Furthermore, in RH9 it is called "lilo.conf.anaconda". The ".anaconda" extension must be removed.

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