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Old 24th February 2010, 03:57 PM
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yum update problem with kernel that no longer exists

Hi,

I was hoping I would get some sanity back from my yum update problem. A few updates ago everything went fine until now I get:

Running rpm_check_debug
ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve:
kernel-uname-r = 2.6.30.9-102.fc11.i586 is needed by (installed) kmod-wl-2.6.30.9-102.fc11.i586-5.10.91.9-4.fc11.7.i586
Complete!

So I tried to look for old kernel:

rpm -qa | grep kernel
kernel-2.6.31.12-174.2.19.fc12.i686
abrt-addon-kerneloops-1.0.6-1.fc12.i686
kernel-firmware-2.6.31.12-174.2.19.fc12.noarch
kernel-2.6.31.9-174.fc12.i686
kernel-2.6.31.12-174.2.3.fc12.i686

What is exactly going on here?
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Old 24th February 2010, 04:19 PM
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Looks like an orphaned kmod package. You forgot to mention that this was an upgrade from a previous Fedora release (or so it appears).

Just remove the (obviously useless) kmod-wl package.

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Old 24th February 2010, 04:36 PM
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Oh yes, sorry, forgot to mention that.

But kmod package removed and sanity is slowly returning as yum is updating

Thanks,
ms
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Old 26th February 2010, 10:14 PM
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I just received the same error message also today and reading this thread helped me.

The kernel-uname-r = 2.6.30.5-43.fc11.i586 is needed by (installed) kmod-nvidia-2.6.30.5-43.fc11.i586-185.18.36-1.fc11.1.i586 message and removing the kmod fixed it.

Thnx.
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