/etc/yum/protected.d/ content thwarts yum update/upgrade

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 21:26:56 UTC 2012

On 01/04/12 18:50, Felix Miata wrote:
> grub-0.97-75.fc16.i686 (and whatever may depend on it). I know how to
> maintain menu.lst/grub.conf myself, so don't need automatic bootloader
> maintenance at kernel upgrade time. I don't need EFI capability either.
edit yum.conf
change obsoletes=1
yum update grub
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package grub.x86_64 1:0.97-84.fc16 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
This will give you the last version before change to grub2
(If you need\want it)

then add
to /etc/yum.conf

Remember there will be no more updates to grub (aka grub-legacy)
You get to keep any bits go pear shaped.

"Jack of all, fubars"

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