After Installing a New Kernel (RHCK) Linux Still Boots From the Older Kernel.

(Doc ID 2366760.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A new Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK) was updated on the Oracle Linux server, which was then rebooted, but on reboot the system started with the previous kernel version and not the newly installed kernel. It might take a second reboot for the system to use the newly installed kernel automatically.




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