3.5.0 kernel problem

Josh Boyer jwboyer at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 20:29:25 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Andre Robatino
<robatino at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> David <dgboles <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> In all cases I did not get an initramfs. In all cases these kernels will
>> not boot.
> I have
> kernel-3.4.0-1.fc18.x86_64
> kernel-3.5.0-0.rc0.git11.1.fc18.x86_64
> kernel-3.5.0-0.rc0.git12.1.fc18.x86_64
> installed, I have an initramfs for all of them, and testing the latest one, it
> boots properly (most of the time I just boot into a non-debug kernel in runlevel
> 3, apply updates, and shut down). I see a different problem - for the latest
> 3.5.0 kernels, kernel-devel does not contain the file
> /usr/src/kernels/*/System.map. For example, when installing the latest kernel I
> saw
> Processing delta metadata
> /usr/src/kernels/3.5.0-0.rc0.git11.1.fc18.x86_64/System.map: No such file or
> directory
> delta does not match installed data

That sounds like a deltarpm problem.  The kernel-devel package has that
file in it, and it's a normal file not a symlink or something.  If you
download the full RPM and install it via RPM (not yum, or disable the
deltarpm plugin) does it exist?

Dependencies Resolved

 Package      Arch   Version                  Repository                   Size
 kernel-devel x86_64 3.5.0-0.rc0.git12.1.fc18
                                                                           28 M
 kernel-devel x86_64 3.3.4-5.fc17             @updates-testing             28 M

Transaction Summary
Install  1 Package
Remove   1 Package

Total size: 28 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running Transaction Check
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : kernel-devel-3.5.0-0.rc0.git12.1.fc18.x86_64                 1/2
  Cleanup    : kernel-devel-3.3.4-5.fc17.x86_64                             2/2
  Verifying  : kernel-devel-3.5.0-0.rc0.git12.1.fc18.x86_64                 1/2
  Verifying  : kernel-devel-3.3.4-5.fc17.x86_64                             2/2

  kernel-devel.x86_64 0:3.3.4-5.fc17

  kernel-devel.x86_64 0:3.5.0-0.rc0.git12.1.fc18

[jwboyer at vader ~]$ ls
[jwboyer at vader ~]$ ls -l
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 2611877 Jun  2 08:16
[jwboyer at vader ~]$ file
/usr/src/kernels/3.5.0-0.rc0.git12.1.fc18.x86_64/System.map: ASCII text
[jwboyer at vader ~]$


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