new kernel-2.6.32-0.33.rc5.git1.fc13.i686 does not install correctly

Scott Robbins scottro at
Tue Nov 17 01:46:08 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 07:34:12PM -0500, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:

> On 11/16/2009 04:35 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
>> -->  Running transaction check

>> --->  Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.32-0.33.rc5.git1.fc13 set to be installed
>> -->  Finished Dependency Resolution
>> Dependencies Resolved
>> ================================================================================
>>   Package      Arch       Version                            Repository     Size
>> ================================================================================
>> Installing:
>>   kernel       i686       2.6.32-0.33.rc5.git1.fc13          rawhide        21 M
>>    Installing     : kernel-2.6.32-0.33.rc5.git1.fc13.i686                    1/1
>> E: Failed to install sha512hmac
>> mkinitrd failed

In my case, I didn't see this error message.  However, I might have
overlooked it, I wasn't watching each of about 500 plus transactions
closely.  However, grub didn't list it as an entry and there was no
intrafs image.

Just for fun, I manually added it, wondering if I'd missed some
discussion somewhere, and just left out the initrd line.  It booted
without problem.  I'm actually using it now, to ssh into a BSD box that
I use for most mail.

In addition, for those using the ath9k drivers, it's already gone about
30 minutes without dropping the connection, so it's possible that's been

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