Knowledgebase: Dedicated Server Guide
How to upgrade Linux Kernel on Cpanel server Centos
Posted by on 05 May 2011 02:00 AM
This guide provides instruction to check your server kernel information and upgrade you server to latest kernel.

Applies to Cpanel servers running Linux Centos or Redhat.

Log in your server via SSH as root.

Check current kernel version using command: uname -a

To upgrade kernel, run command: yum update kernel

Linux will run process upgrade requirements and ask you to confirm upgrade.

After updated, open grub file at /etc/grub.conf to verify which kernel will be loaded when server is restarted.

Restart server to complete kernel update.
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