[Yum] weird kernel install bug

Johannes Erdfelt johannes at erdfelt.com
Sat Jun 12 17:40:15 UTC 2004

[root at myers root]# rpm -q --queryformat
'%{name}-%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}\n' kernel kernel-smp
package kernel is not installed
[root at myers root]# yum install kernel
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
Server: Red Hat 2.6 kernel
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Released Updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
Resolving dependencies
Dependencies resolved
I will do the following:
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages
Running test transaction:
Test transaction complete, Success!
Transaction(s) Complete
[root at myers root]# rpm -q yum
[root at myers root]# uname -a
Linux myers 2.6.5-1.356smp #1 SMP Fri May 7 14:05:40 EDT
2004 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux

I'm guessing that the fact this is a dual athlon is confusing yum
somehow. Maybe it's trying to look for an athlon package for the 2.6
kernel, but finds that only 2.4 has an athlon package?


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