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Yum failing a dependency, removing FC3 packages of the same name as FC4



I think these two things might be related but I'm not sure.

Several months ago I used yum to update from FC3 to FC4. I removed the FC3 "fedora-release" package and installed the FC4 "fedora-release" package then did yum -y update. All went smooth. I've been running updates every week for quite a while with no problems. Today during a routine yum update I got the following dependency error:

--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Conflict: hal conflicts kernel < 2.6.11
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: hal conflicts with kernel < 2.6.11

I'm running 2.6.12.

2.6.12-1.1447_FC4smp #1 SMP

I ran a list of installed kernels and discovered:

kernel.i686                              2.6.12-1.1372_FC3      installed
kernel.i686                              2.6.9-1.667            installed
kernel.i686                              2.6.12-1.1447_FC4      installed
kernel.i686                              2.6.12-1.1398_FC4      installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.11-1.35_FC3        installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.12-1.1398_FC4      installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.11-1.27_FC3        installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.12-1.1372_FC3      installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.9-1.667            installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.12-1.1447_FC4      installed
kernel-smp.i686                          2.6.11-1.14_FC3        installed


Is the old FC3 kernel causing my dependency problem with "hal"?
How do you remove a FC3 package when the FC4 package is named the same?

I don't think I want to "yum remove kernel-smp.i686". Which package would it remove???

Thanks

Doug P


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