On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:38:24 +0000 (UTC) Cristian Ciupitu
> On Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:07 AM, Ranjan Maitra
> <maitra.mbox.igno...@inbox.com> wrote:
> > My question is: how does the livecd know to install/use this kernel as
> > opposed to the Fedora distribution stock kernel?
> The latest version is chosen, so your "custom" kernel needs to have a higher
> version than the one available in the official Fedora repositories. It can be
> either really be newer or if I'm not mistaking have a higher Epoch which is
> more important than the version.
> A workaround would be to create your own custom repository with all the
> required packages including that kernel, and then using only that repository.
> I create it like this from my local cache:
> mkdir -p /tmp/local-repo/packages
> ln -s /var/cache/dnf/*/packages/*.rpm /tmp/local-repo/packages/
> createrepo_c -o /tmp/local-repo --skip-stat --changelog-limit 1 \
> --compress-type gz --general-compress-type gz --checksum
> md5sum \
> /var/cache/dnf/fedora-d02ca361e1b58501/repodata/gen/groups.xml \
> Hope this helps,
Thank you very much again! I will see how it works out tomorrow and report back.
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