On Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:38:24 +0000 (UTC) Cristian Ciupitu 
<cristian.ciup...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> 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 \
>                  -g 
> /var/cache/dnf/fedora-d02ca361e1b58501/repodata/gen/groups.xml \
>                  /tmp/local-repo
> Hope this helps,

Thank you very much again! I will see how it works out tomorrow and report back.

Best wishes,

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