Updating the kernel on Red Hat Linux or CentOS Linux is a very simple process. Most commonly you will use the following command in the case of a security vulnerability, or perhaps just to verify that you’re running the most up-to-date kernel:
yum -y update kernel
In this case,
Assuming your server needed a new kernel and was thus upgraded, reboot your server to complete the process!
Tagged with: centos • kernel • linux • security • update