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Re: kernel RPMs dependency on removing prior kernel?



On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 09:28 +0100, Christopher Aillon wrote:
> Jon Masters wrote:
> > 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?
> 
> It's no longer a plugin.  The functionality has been merged into yum 
> proper.  See the manual for yum.conf for details.

Ah yes, I need to move with the times :-)

Jon.



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