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Install kernel devel in CentOS VM

I was trying to install Parallels tool in the CentOS VM of Mac OS host and get the following error message, An error occurred while installing the following packages: │ │ - kernel-...
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Centos 7 updated kernel to kernel-3.10.0-862 using YUM

I need to upgrade my centos OS to kernel-3.10.0-862 to address the security issue. When I run yum check-update|grep kernel Gives only 693.21 kernel.x86_64 3.10.0-693.21.1.el7 ...
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How does “yum update” ensure it won't cause problem?

it seems that by doing yum update, lower release version such as CentOS 6.2 would be updated to CentOS 6.8 dy doing this link. how does yum gurrantee that things would not go wrong in this process? ...
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Making update-persistent changes to initrd in CentOS

I am booting a CentOS image via NFS, which requires a custom initramfs from dracut, with some extra modules. I want the kernel to get updated normally, using yum update. This will automatically ...
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Both apt and yum will try to install a kernel upgrade when there is not enough space, and fail, leaving the latest kernel unbootable

I've encountered this with apt on ubuntu and yum on centos 7. Coupled with many linux install guides stating "you only need a few hundred Mb for the /boot partition", this is a minor disaster. ...
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Is it safe to remove these kernel files in /boot? [duplicate]

I have one kernel installed currently, 3.10.0-327.28.3. In my /boot directly, I have what looks like a lot of stuff that package-cleanup perhaps missed: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 17M Aug 28 18:00 ...
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linux + dose each security kernel rpm will install the relevant initrd and vmlinuz files under /boot

I just print the kernel rpms that need to install on my redhat machine (version 6.5) # yum list-security --security | grep kernel-[0-9] RHSA-2014:1143 security kernel-2.6.18-371.12.1.el5.x86_64 ...
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Linux red-hat + kernel patch update

I need to run the yum update on my Linux redHat machine during the yum update , I sow that yum perform some patch kernel update therefore I little worry to perform a reboot , because the patches of ...
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Kernel update - reboot needed or not?

I just updated our AWS Linux Server (which uses yum) and a new kernel is installed: kernel-4.1.10-16.27.amzn1.x86_64. It didn't state anything about restarting. According to this answer here I ...
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Kernel version not changing even though the new version is installed

Recently performed software update on a RHEL 6.6 (Santiago). Noticed that kernel version is not updated to latest one that was installed. kernel version before doing software update: [root@server01 ~...
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yum install kernel-devel: “Nothing to do” [SOLVED]

I need the kernel-devel package to compile a program(How to check if USB WiFi-Adapter is not working or router is out of range?), but when I try to install it via yum, this is the only output: yum ...
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YUM won't update KERNEL

... ... ... --> Running transaction check ---> Package db4-devel.x86_64 0:4.7.25-18.el6_4 will be installed --> Processing Dependency: db4-cxx = 4.7.25-18.el6_4 for package: db4-...
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Is there a way to permanently exclude the kernel from updates?

I'm using Fedora and wonder if there is some way I can exclude kernel updates when I run yum update, until I specifically want to update the kernel. The reason why I am concerned about this is ...
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yum installs kernel-devel different from my kernel version

I am attempting to install the VMWare player in Fedora 19. I am running into the problem that multiple users have had where VMware player cannot find the kernel headers. I have installed the kernel-...
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Is it normal that Fedora's yum list kernel-* shows two versions of kernel being used?

Is it true that the following shows that two versions of the kernel are being used? (Is the bold face -- the one enclosed in ** showing what is currently loaded / used). Basically, I just created a ...
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yum is asking the kernel version which is already there

I have a server with centos 5.3 x86_64 on it. I am trying to install some asterisk modules on this server using yum. So yum asked me to upgrade my kernel to "kernel-2.6.18-308.11.1.el5" Then i have ...