How to Install Kernel 4.0.3 on RHEL 7 and CentOS 7

Kernel 4.0.3 is already released by Greg Kroah-Hartman recently. This version include small updates for drivers, architecture, file system enhancement and more. This version also bring Life Patching feature as kernel 4.0 does.

This is a simple how to install kernel 4.0.3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7 (or other distribution that based on them).

In order to install the kernel patch, you need to add the repository’s key to your system, install the repository and enable the repo and install the kernel-ml package:

# rpm --import https://www.elrepo.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-elrepo.org

# yum install http://www.elrepo.org/elrepo-release-7.0-2.el7.elrepo.noarch.rpm

# yum --enablerepo=elrepo-kernel install kernel-ml

And reboot. You can check with type this command “uname -a”

Wagiman Wiryosukiro

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