Updating fedora core 3 yum
For checking the kernel version, you can use the uname command.
uname -msr The output will show your machine's Linux kernel version as well system architecture.
yum -y install yum-plugin-fastestmirror Cent OS 7 System updated and all packages upgraded to latest versions.
In this tutorial, we will use Cent OS 7.3 with default kernel 3.10.
This is an optional step that we think you need in order to get more free space.
In this step, we will show you how to remove an old kernel from your Cent OS 7 system.
cat /etc/redhat-releasecat /etc/os-release You will get the system info as shown below.Cent OS 7 is using 3.10 as the default kernel version.And in this guide, we will install the latest stable version 4.11.2. ELRepo is a community-based repository for Enterprise Linux and offers support for Red Hat Enterprise (RHEL) and other distribution based on it (Cent OS, Scientific, Fedora etc).In this step, we will install latest kernel version (4.11.2 - the Latest stable version on kernel.org) from the ELRepo repository. yum --enablerepo=elrepo-kernel install kernel-ml --enablerepo is an option to enable specific repository on Cent OS system.By default, 'elrepo' repository is enabled, but for our case, we needed 'elrepo-kernel'.