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kernel upgrade on AMD : is there an impact ?


Hi all,

I need to install a linux security patch. The AMD will boot an other kernel version :
old kernel : kernel-2.6.32-504.1.3.el6.x86_64

new kernel : kernel-2.6.32-642.6.2.el6.x86_64

I use customized driver (rtminst) on RHEL 6.6

Do you know if the customized driver will still work or if i need to compile the driver again ?
And if i need to compile, how to do that ?

In my point of view, i think it will work without a new compilation, because it is not a major kernel upgrade (2.6.32 -> 2.6.32), but can anybody confirm ?



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What version of the AMD software do you use? (I got it from the Dev team)

Yes, it's supported and the recompilation is mandatory and will occur automatically.

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Thanks Adam !

The AMD kernel upgrade is finished without any issue. Perfect !