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Should I Upgrade the Kernel?

Discussion in 'Install & Upgrades or Pre-Install Questions' started by ArisC, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. ArisC

    ArisC Member

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    Should I Upgrade the kernel?
    uname -r
    Code:
    3.10.0-514.21.2.el7.x86_64
    The latest Stable is 4.12
    Will I have any problem upgrading? Is it recommended upgrading?

    Thank's
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Generally, if you don't know what you're doing or implications of using non-standard CentOS kernel or how to revert the changes if there are problems, then I'd stick with CentOS provided kernels :)
     
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  3. ArisC

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    The only reason this question came on my mind is because of Google's BBR :)
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Maybe try it on test vps and not live production vps first ;)
     
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