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Re: kernel RPMs dependency on removing prior kernel?



On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 23:53 -0800, Andrew Farris wrote:
> Is the following kernel RPM behavior really necessary?  Yum repeatedly attempts
> to remove at least one kernel whenever a kernel is updated or installed, and
> fails if it cannot do so...  Removing a kernel to keep things a little cleaner
> with kernel updates is not so bad, but continuing when it cannot do that is what
> I'd want it to do (not fail).  I want these installed kernels, and I want them
> staying right where they are, with the nvidia modules as well (these kernels all
> have a buggy behavior with my usb drive and I'm keeping them to go back and test
> if it gets resolved later).

Have you seen/used the installonlyn yum plugin's configuration options?

Jon.




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