[Yum] Option to invert deselect installonlypkgs?
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sun Sep 19 19:22:05 UTC 2004
On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 21:03 +0200, Michael Heiming wrote:
> Using yum on RH ES/AS 3.0 with great success, it really rocks!
> The only problem, running yum during kickstart, installs a bunch of
> kernels and I'd prefer if yum would use "rpm -F kernel-package" instead
> of "rpm -i ...".
> 'man yum.conf' shows this option, I'd like to disable:
> list of packages that should only ever be installed, never
> updated - kernels in particular fall into this category.
> Defaults to kernel, kernel-smp, kernel-bigmem, kernel-enter-prise,
> kernel-debug, kernel-unsupported.
> Removing the older kernel packages from the install server isn't a good
> Thx for reading and keep the great work!
You _REALLY_ don't want yum to update kernels. You _REALLY_ want it to
I know you _think_ you might want it to update kernels but trust me, you
_REALLY_ don't. It's a fast track to an unbootable system.
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