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Re: yum kernel/kmod update weirdness



On Sat, 2007-07-28 at 16:13 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-07-28 at 15:20 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-07-28 at 06:56 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2007-07-28 at 09:03 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > 
> > > > Does anybody have an explanation for this?
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > # rpm -qa 'kernel' 'kmod*'
> > > > kernel-2.6.22.1-27.fc7
> > > > kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7
> > > > kmod-nvidia-100.14.11-1.2.6.21_1.3228.fc7
> > > > kmod-nvidia-100.14.11-1.2.6.22.1_27.fc7
> > > > 
> > > > # yum update
> > > > Installing:
> > > >  kernel                  i686       2.6.22.1-33.fc7  updates            16 M
> > > >  kmod-nvidia             i686       100.14.11-1.2.6.22.1_33.fc7  livna             2.4 M
> > > > Updating:
> > > >  kernel-headers          i386       2.6.22.1-33.fc7  updates           652 k
> > > > Removing:
> > > >  kernel                  i686       2.6.22.1-27.fc7  installed          46 M
> > > >  kmod-nvidia             i686       100.14.11-1.2.6.21_1.3228.fc7  installed         7.5 M
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > This would cause the system to end up with this setup:
> > > > kernel-2.6.22.1-33.fc7
> > > > kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7
> > > > kmod-nvidia-100.14.11-1.2.6.22.1_33.fc7
> > > > kmod-nvidia-100.14.11-1.2.6.22.1_27.fc7
> > > > 
> > > > This doesn't seem right to me.
> > > 
> > > do you have the yum kmod plugin installed?
> > Nope, just these:
> > 
> > # rpm -qa 'yum*'
> > yum-metadata-parser-1.1.0-2.fc7
> > yum-utils-1.1.5-1.fc7
> > yum-3.2.1-1.fc7
> > 
> 
> If you install yum-kernel-module
> 
> does it start doing the right thing?
Sorry, I can't try this anymore - Meanwhile, this machine had been
updated (by manually invoking rpm). I don't have the old FC7 kernel rpms
around to downgrade it again for testing your proposal.

Ralf



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