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Re: kernel source code



On 3/26/2009 12:47 AM, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Bill Davidsen wrote:
>>> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>> Bill Davidsen wrote:

>>>>> And as a side note, I just pulled a source rpm off rawhide, for kernel
>>>>> 2.6.29-rc8-git and it would unpack due to "MD5 errors" in the install.
>>>>> Don't know what that's all about, 
>>>> Rawhide has switched to using SHA256 instead of MD5 everywhere
>>>> including
>>>> RPM. Details in the stronger hashes feature at

>>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/11/FeatureList

>>> Actually it seems to be signed with a key I don't see, the message is:
>>>   kernel-2.6.29-0.258.rc8.git2.fc11.src.rpm: RSA sha1 (MD5) (PGP) md5
>>> NOT OK (MISSING KEYS: PGP#d22e77f2)

>>> I assume it's a key only in the FC11 release, which isn't in older
>>> systems. A problem for another day, I'm content now that I understand
>>> why it fails.

>> Yes. Every release has a different key.

> Interesting, though, I got that key off the web site for the alpha, and
> it's in my personal keyring, some time when I want to spend a lot of
> time on something I probably won't use I'll figure out where that key
> needs to be, since I don't have a usable FC11 machine (both installed
> the alpha but when I do the upgrade they hang solid).

> Not critical, the newer kernel seems to use my display no better than
> the old.


The key does not go in your personal keyring. It goes in rpm's keyring.

rpm --import </path_of/name_of_key>

-- 


  David


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