ATrpms' kernel modules (kmdls)
katzj at redhat.com
Wed Apr 26 18:12:04 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 13:30 -0400, Dan wrote:
> Livna used to have the uname-r-in-package-name scenario, which worked
> well because a kernel module for 2 different kernels was seen by yum as
> two different packages, and this is desired functionality. They changed
> now so that the package name is simply "kmod-ntfs" or similar, and thus
> yum is now updating it when you get one for a new kernel, leaving the
> old kernel without a module :(. I agree, if yum and smart were improved
> to handle the two-dimensional versioning, that would make everything
> much simpler.
yum should be doing the right thing here as long as the kernel module
package Provides: kernel-modules like it's supposed to...
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