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Re: Problem replacing kernel/modules



Once upon a time, William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-722-7209 <wacker octothorp org> said:
> OK, I tried a hunch.  I noticed that the names of the kernels are longer 
> than ever before, and I was adding spk2a to the end of that mess.  So I 
> tried something that I'm not happy to do.  I changed the release number of 
> the kernel from 1.2115.nptlspk2a to 2.nptlspk2.  Now the modules can be 
> successfully unpacked when Anaconda starts.  I don't know what the limit 
> is, but there must be a maximum filename length in the restricted 
> environment in which Anaconda is run for the installation.

I don't think that is what I'm running into, since I was trying to
replace kernel-BOOT-2.4.21-4.EL.i386.rpm with
kernel-2.4.21-4.EL.i686.rpm (replacement with a shorter name).
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.




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