Netra Server X5-2 Operating System Installation Guide

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Updated: October 2016

(Optional) Install the Oracle Linux Support Kernel

After you have installed the RHEL OS, you have the option of installing and using the Oracle Linux Support kernel (formerly known as the Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux). See Oracle Linux Support Kernel.

  1. Ensure that your system is running before installing the Oracle Linux Support kernel.
  2. As the root user, perform these steps to download and edit the Oracle Linux 6 Yum repository file:
    1. Type.
      # cd /etc/yum.repos.d
      # wget 
    2. Open the /etc/yum.repos.d/public-yum-el6.repo file in an editor.
    3. Edit the [public_ol6_u5_base] stanza and change enabled=0 to enabled=1.
      name=Oracle Linux $releasever Update 5 installation media copy ($basearch)
  3. Update the system kernel using one of these methods.
    • Update the kernel.
       # yum install kernel
    • Update the kernel and upgrade all the recommended packages associated with it.
      # yum install oracle-linux
  4. Reboot the server.

    Note -  For more information on the Oracle Linux Support kernel, refer to the release notes at:

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