kernel packaging split up landing in Rawhide

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed Apr 30 12:38:33 UTC 2014

Am 29.04.2014 23:41, schrieb Josh Boyer:
> As part of the F21 "Modular Kernel Packaging for Cloud" Feature[1],
> I've committed and pushed the kernel packaging split up into
> kernel-core and kernel-drivers subpackages.  For those of you running
> rawhide, this really shouldn't be a major impact at all.  When you do
> a yum update, you will see "kernel", "kernel-core", and
> "kernel-drivers" packages being installed.  The end result should be
> in line with today's rawhide kernels.
> Note: Unless you're using a typical VM or Cloud image, don't uninstall
> the kernel or kernel-drivers packages.  The machine may boot with just
> kernel-core, but it will lack drivers for a significant portion of
> bare-metal hardware without kernel-drivers installed.
> Despite best efforts in testing, it's always possible a bug or two
> snuck through.  In the event that you do have an issue with this,
> please file a bug against the kernel package.
> josh
> [1]

thank you - looks pretty fine for VMware guests

[root at rawhide ~]# rpm -qa | grep kernel

[root at rawhide ~]# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
zram                   19948  2
crct10dif_pclmul       14268  0
crc32_pclmul           13133  0
crc32c_intel           22094  0
vmw_balloon            13487  0
ghash_clmulni_intel    13230  0
vmxnet3                53723  0
vmw_pvscsi             27370  2

[root at rawhide ~]# df
Filesystem     Type  Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sdb1      ext4   12G  682M   11G   6% /
/dev/sda1      ext4  487M   37M  447M   8% /boot

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