Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Sat Mar 10 16:25:02 EST 2012

On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Kevin Gordon <kgordon420 at> wrote:
> Being adventurous, I did the yum update kernel separately, then did the cp -
> ..... instruction from the readme.
> uname -a shows the new kernel is running.

Excellent! How does it work for you? Happy?

> However, it looks to me that the old kernel files remain in /boot and the
> .../current ... directories.  Some with '111005' in their name would appear
> to me to be the old ones and the new ones would be those with '111026' in
> their name
> Is there any appreciable advantage to manually removing the old files, or
> conversely is there any disadvantage?

A tiny bit more disk space :-)

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