[Yum] forcing older kernel package install (rpm --oldpackage for yum?)
Brian J. Murrell
brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Wed Jun 13 13:17:33 UTC 2012
On 12-06-13 09:10 AM, James Antill wrote:
> This message is from rpm. Which means that yum/rpm is treating the
> "kernel" package as a normal package and not as an "installonly"
> package. Something seems badly configured.
I'm not entirely sure how to tell if yum is treating a package as
installonly or not but the transaction does show:
--> Processing Dependency: kernel = 2.6.32-220.17.1.el6_foo for package: bar-modules-2.1.2-2.6.32_220.17.1.el6_foo.x86_64.x86_64
---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-220.17.1.el6_foo will be installed
and the summary show:
Installing for dependencies:
kernel x86_64 2.6.32-220.17.1.el6_foo foo 24 M
So it looks to me like yum is recognizing that it needs to "install"
that kernel package and not "upgrade" it.
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