ATrpms' kernel modules (kmdls)

Jeremy Katz katzj at
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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