"exclude" in yum.conf and yumex.conf

Jim Tate binarynut at comcast.net
Wed Jul 21 22:30:18 UTC 2010

On 07/21/2010 06:20 PM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> 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?
kernel, only is installed.

So I guess if I take out the exclude=kernel-headers, that should do the 

Thanks for the responds.

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