"exclude" in yum.conf and yumex.conf

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at courier-mta.com
Wed Jul 21 22:20:22 UTC 2010

Jim Tate writes:

> FC13-i686
> I do not want to update the Fedora kernel, kernel-headers.
>   I put in  yum.conf and yumex.conf , exclude=kernel and 
> exclude=kernel-headers but yumex still tries  to update the kernel. Why ?
> I do not have any kmods or kernel-devel installed

Only one "exclude" setting. As per yum.conf man page, multiple entries in 
a single exclude setting, space separated.

Also, look closely. Do you have "kernel" or "kernel-PAE" installed?

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