fedora 20 installing new kernels but no using them [closed]

asked 2014-12-13 10:29:33 -0500

Max Payne gravatar image

Fedora 20 on my desktop keeps downloading and installing kernels in the 3.17 familly but for some reason it is still using the 3.16.4 kernel, I also have fedora 20 installed on my laptop and there it is using the 3.17 kernel.

I don't recall ever having done anything to freeze this package... is there a way to make the system using the newer kernels it is downloading and installing ?

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by davidva
close date 2016-07-19 16:10:18.074582


Do yum will successfully install kernel packages without any error?
Do you get new entries in grub boot menu?
check permissions and mount options of boot mount point

Sudoer gravatar imageSudoer ( 2014-12-13 11:15:41 -0500 )edit

no error whatsoever from, no entries in the boot menu, not sure how can I check the permisions of the mount point

Max Payne gravatar imageMax Payne ( 2014-12-13 18:20:58 -0500 )edit

fpaste --confirm <(lsblk) /etc/fstab <(mount) <(ls -la /)

Sudoer gravatar imageSudoer ( 2014-12-13 19:19:56 -0500 )edit
Max Payne gravatar imageMax Payne ( 2014-12-14 11:10:23 -0500 )edit

It's ok, please paste this:
su -c 'yum list kernel > /tmp/tmpkernellist ; cat /boot/grub2/grub.cfg > /tmp/tmpgrub2cfg ; cat /boot/efi/EFI/fedora/grub.cfg > /tmp/tmpgrub2eficfg ; fpaste --fullpath /tmp/tmpkernellist <(ls -lah /boot) <(ls -lah /boot/grub2) /tmp/tmpgrub2cfg /tmp/tmpgrub2eficfg /etc/default/grub /etc/grub.d/* '

Sudoer gravatar imageSudoer ( 2014-12-14 20:20:04 -0500 )edit