installing older kernels
by Fernando Lopez-Lezcano
Hiya... some of my (Planet CCRMA) users are still having problems when
trying to install older kernels with yum. Does anyone know how to tell
yum to pretty please install a kernel even if it is version-older than
the newest already installed?
I have a set of packages (planetccrma-core-*) that "Requires:" the
proper kernel, alsa, rtirq script, etc, etc. Yum refuses to install an
I thought that doing this in /etc/yum.conf would fix it:
But it does not...
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On Sun, 2006-07-16 at 10:46 -0700, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> Last suggestion was to clean up the internal yum state - but I never
> feedback on whether it worked or not. See "man yum" and go to the
> options" section. I would try "yum clean metadata" first (this will
> reload all the metadata from the servers which could take a while on
> slow links). Please let us know if any of this helps...
I tried a yum clean all, and even that didn't seem to work. It seem
whatever setting causes the kernels to be treated differently than other
packages isn't either being checked, or isn't present on the files.
Let me know if you require more information.