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Re: F8 yum update barfing on unnecessary dependency?



On Nov 12, 2007 10:40 AM, Christopher A. Williams
<fedoralists cawllc com> wrote:
>
>
> On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 08:30 -0600, Gerry Tool wrote:
> > On Nov 12, 2007 8:23 AM, Christopher A. Williams <fedoralists cawllc com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 08:18 -0600, Gerry Tool wrote:
> > > > I am trying to update the kernel and kmod-nvidia together.
> > > >
> > > > The messages I get are:
> > > > ===================
> > > > Setting up Update Process
> > > <snip...>
> > > > --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> > > > Error: Missing Dependency: kernel-i686 = 2.6.23.1-42.fc8 is needed by
> > > > package kmod-nvidia-2.6.23.1-42.fc8
> > > > ====================
> > > >
> > > > I don't understand the Missing Dependency, since both kmod-nvidia and
> > > > the new kernel that are available are for the same version.
> > > >
> > > > What am I missing?  How can I get out of this lock-up?
> > >
> > > I ran into this as well. The way I worked around it was to NOT update
> > > the kernel directly. Then the nVidia update will pull the kernel update
> > > as a dependency.
> > >
> > > Note that you will then need to go back and also update kernel-devel.
> > > The nVidia dependency fails to pull that part along.
> > >
> > > Hope that helps!
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Chris
> >
> > Thanks for the reply, Chris.  I now get this:
> >
> > [root f8 jdk1.6.0_03]# yum update kmod-nvidia
> > Setting up Update Process
> > Resolving Dependencies
> > --> Running transaction check
> > ---> Package kmod-nvidia.i686 0:100.14.19-18.lvn8 set to be updated
> > --> Processing Dependency: kmod-nvidia-2.6.23.1-49.fc8 for package: kmod-nvidia
> > --> Running transaction check
> > ---> Package kmod-nvidia-2.6.23.1-49.fc8.i686 0:100.14.19-18.lvn8 set
> > to be updated
> > --> Processing Dependency: kernel-i686 = 2.6.23.1-49.fc8 for package:
> > kmod-nvidia-2.6.23.1-49.fc8
> > --> Running transaction check
> > --> Processing Dependency: kernel-i686 = 2.6.23.1-42.fc8 for package:
> > kmod-nvidia-2.6.23.1-42.fc8
> > ---> Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.23.1-49.fc8 set to be updated
> > --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> > Error: Missing Dependency: kernel-i686 = 2.6.23.1-42.fc8 is needed by
> > package kmod-nvidia-2.6.23.1-42.fc8
> >
> > Would it work to yum erase kmod-nvidia and then install it fresh?
>
> I don't see why that wouldn't work. I did a fresh install on another
> system and updated everything before installing the nVidia drivers and
> everything worked just fine.
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Chris

that did work.  Gerry


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