Re: [irlp-embedded] New update to kernel for those running problematic 2G flash drives on CentOS 5!
- Good point on the flash_sync thing. I was not thinking.
David Cameron - VE7LTD
IRLP System Designer - http://www.irlp.netFrom: "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@...>Sender: firstname.lastname@example.orgDate: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 19:24:24 -0700To: <email@example.com>ReplyTo: firstname.lastname@example.orgSubject: Re: [irlp-embedded] New update to kernel for those running problematic 2G flash drives on CentOS 5!
Dave VE7LTD wrote...
> It seems that a recent update to the CentOS 5 kernel hasI'm only aware of one problem (maybe two) since I upgraded to
> solved the problems I was seeing with the parallel port
> processes taking up a lot of processor time...
the 2 GB flash drive / CentOS 5. The node stopped responding
once a few months back. I power cycled it and it has fine since.
The other instance was when I realized that there was no outgoing
audio to a reflector that I was connected to. Disonnecting and
re-connecting took care of it.
> Currently kernel updates are blocked in the yum.conf file. TheDone... once I stopped trying to do it as repeater!
> line that blocks them is:
> exclude=kernel* grub redhat-logos
> To unblock them, just remove the kernel* from the line so it reads:
> exclude=grub redhat-logos
> Once this has been changed, run yum to update the kernel (andDone.
> other files):
> yum update
> Once the update is complete, please re-insert the kernel* into
> the exclude in the yum.conf file...
> A reboot is required to start using the new kernel. You have to alsoI assume the flash_sync can be skipped with the 2 GB flash drives?
> run the flash_sync command or your change will not be saved.
I just rebooted after doing the above.
Thanks for the update!