yum error

Caleb Warta cyberhawkusa at hotmail.com
Tue May 17 10:37:37 UTC 2005


thank you so much

but i do agree with that other guy that there is no point in putting stuff 
on the update channels that cant even be ran yet becuase it uses packages 
that we can not get it makes no sence what is gained by having it out there 
just to make people have to type some more tags on there update command 
really

anyone know some where that i can comment on this to a dev

>From: Aaron Kurtz <a.kurtz at hardsun.net>
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>Subject: Re: yum error
>Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 02:13:26 -0700
>
>On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 03:21 -0400, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:
> >On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 06:34 +0000, Caleb Warta wrote:
> > > i am guessing but i need to update my kerrnel can some please give me 
>some
> > > ideas on how to update with yum like to start how to update my kerrnel 
>sence
> > > that seems to be my first issue
> >
> > Yum should update dependencies automatically -
> > that's what it's designed for.
>
>This isn't yum's fault, this is just what happens when you use rawhide -
>some packages get pushed out before their dependecies are properly met.
>This has been mentioned over and over again, and should probably be part
>of the Release Notes or something for test releases.
>
>yum --exclude=$package1 --exclude=$package2 $command will allow you to
>update everything else but the kernel. Here, looking at what it's asking
>for reveals that you have old kernel modules that haven't been updated
>for the latest kernel release, so yum --exclude=kernel update.
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