On Tue, 2021-11-30 at 11:26 +0000, John Pilkington wrote:
For several recent kernel updates, dnf has complained about this but
has updated as normal. I've just noticed that the package name
looks strange, too. Should it get a BZ?
.drpm files are delta RPMs. Small differences between one version of a
RPM and another can be sent as delta RPMs instead of downloading and
installing the newest full RPM.
It's a toss-up whether you're better doing this, and the computer
grinding its gears to deal with it, or just downloading full RPMs and
directly installing them (I've seen the latter being quicker on high
speed broadband, and the first quicker on slow dial-up internet).
If there's been more than one RPM created between the version you'd
already installed and the update you're about to, the delta RPM may not
md5 mismatch of result
Some packages were not downloaded. Retrying.
5.3 MB/s | 15 MB 00:02
Though that error message warning strikes me more as a package doesn't
match its checksum, indication corruption (during creation, download,
saving, or hacking).
Linux 3.10.0-1160.45.1.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Oct 13 17:20:51 UTC 2021 x86_64
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