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



Am Do, den 15.09.2005 schrieb Douglas Phillipson um 17:59:

> 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"?

Yes.

> 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???

rpm -e kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3 kernel-2.6.9-1.667
kernel-2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 kernel-smp-2.6.11-1.35_FC3
kernel-smp-2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 kernel-smp-2.6.11-1.27_FC3
kernel-smp-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3 kernel-smp2.6.9-1.667
kernel-smp-2.6.11-1.14_FC3

This is 1 line / single command. Of course you can run the erase in
several steps. Have some patience to get all the kernels deleted.

> Doug P

Alexander


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