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Re: Instruct yum to keep old kernels



On Saturday 01 September 2007, Marcel Janssen wrote:
> On Saturday 01 September 2007, Vivek J. Patankar wrote:
> > Marcel Janssen wrote:
> > > When updating my system, yum wants to remove my working kernel.
> > > How can I make sure yum doesn't touch any kernel ever in an upgrade
> > > process unless I want it ?
> >
> > If the version of yum installed on your system is 3.2.2, add the
> > following line to /etc/yum.conf
> > 	installonly_limit = 0
> > This will disable removal of older versions. To retain a specific number
> > of older packages, change 0 to the appropriate value.
>
> This seems to have done something but I still get a problem updating :
>
> Missing Dependency: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22.1-33.fc7 is needed by package
> alsa-kmdl-2.6.22.1-33.fc7
> Missing Dependency: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22.1-33.fc7 is needed by package
> ivtv-kmdl-2.6.22.1-33.fc7
> Missing Dependency: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22.1-33.fc7 is needed by package
> nvidia-graphics100.14.11-kmdl-2.6.22.1-33.fc7
>
> $ uname -r
> 2.6.22.1-33.fc7
>

I manually installed the new kernel, than upgraded the other packages using 
yum again. At least it works, but I believe yum is broken.

regards,
Marcel



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