The new Linux Kernel 4.0.1 is now available, see how to install it on CentOS 7

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More

The new version of Linux Kernel 4.0.1 is now available for download. This new Kernel 4.0.1 brings a lot of improvements, bug fixes and some additional features. User installing this Kernel does not have to reboot to activate the new Kernel. A good point for Server system usage which means no downtime after upgrade the Kernel.

Linux Kernel 4.0.1 is available for all Linux flavors but here I want to show you how to upgrade to Kernel 4.0.1 on CentOS 7. Kernel 4.0.1 is available on ElRepo repository, first we need to import the key. Open Terminal and login as root and then add the the key.

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

Now add the repository to CentOS 7

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

Enable the repository and install the Kernel

yum –enablerepo=elrepo-kernel install kernel-ml

Reboot your computer

reboot

Done.

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