Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Thu Aug 12 18:39:29 UTC 2010

On 08/12/2010 02:04 PM, Albert Bonomo wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to install an Asterisk server o a Fedora 11 server, 64 bit.
> The process required from me to install the kernel-devel package.
> I run 'yum install kernel-devel' and it tells me there is no
> kernel-devel packages.
> [root at ns310181 include]# uname -r
> [root at ns310181 include]# yum install kernel-devel
> Setting up Install Process
> No package kernel-devel available.
> Nothing to do
> [root at ns310181 include]# rpm -q kernel
> package kernel is not installed

This is the command I'd be worried about.  You almost *have* to have a
kernel installed.  What does:

rpm -qa kernel\*

tell you?  Do you have a PAE kernel installed?  or some other?

the following should also work:

rpm -qa | grep

and tell you what kernel dependent packages you have installed.

> [root at ns310181 include]# rpm -q kernel-devel
> package kernel-devel is not installed
> [root at ns310181 include]#
> I serch the internet and there is no package to install
> with rpm command.
> I had the same problem with Fedora 13 so I decided to downgrade to Fedora11.
> I did the same install in a Fedora 12 system, some time ago with no
> problem at all.
> Is there something that I'm missing here? The Fedora 12 system in wich I
> succeeded to install
> was managed by other people. I just did the job of installing de Asterisk.
> There must be something that I'm missing that it is not letting me
> install de kernel-devel headers.
> Thanks.
> Albert.
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