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How to Remove Old Kernels on Centos

How to Remove Old Kernels on Centos

If you want to remove old kernels for any reason you can follow below steps.

First, you need to install yum-utils package on your server to clean up older kernels and configure yum not to keep too many versions.

yum install yum-utils

Now, check the list of kernels that you have installed:

rpm -q kernel

Run below command to keep only two of the latest kernels

package-cleanup --oldkernels --count=2

To make the permanent changes when installing & updating kernels via yum command, edit /etc/yum.conf file with below line :




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