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Re: x86_64 kernel + i586 F11 userspace + yum



On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 5:56 PM, Paul Jakma<paul dishone st> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I run the above system, and everything works fine (except perhaps for
> SELinux[1]). I have created a /etc/rpm/platform containing
> 'i586-redhat-linux'.
>
> Well, everything works except for one thing: yum. Installing with 'yum
> install name' no longer works, I must now instead explicitly specify the
> arch, e.g. 'yum install name.i58'.
>
> Does anyone know a fix for this?
>
> Also, if I explicitely add the x86-64 updates repo, and only include the
> 'kernel' package from it, should I be able to expect that yum update will Do
> The Right Thing, or will I need to manually 'yum install kernel.x86_64'
> whenever kernels are updated (or worse)?
>
> Thanks.
>
> 1. Least, I presume this is SELinux related:
>
> SELinux: initialized (dev binfmt_misc, type binfmt_misc), uses
> genfs_contexts
> ioctl32(mount:1503): Unknown cmd fd(3) cmd(80041272){t:12;sz:4}
> arg(ffb0eb68) on /home/xguest
> ioctl32(mount:1503): Unknown cmd fd(3) cmd(00001260){t:12;sz:0}
> arg(ffb0eb70) on /home/xguest
> ioctl32(mount:1503): Unknown cmd fd(3) cmd(801c0204){t:02;sz:28}
> arg(ffb0eb4c) on /home/xguest
>

Any reason why you don't just use a x86_64 userspace ?


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