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Old 05-05-2008, 12:51 PM   #1
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Can't install kernel-devel for older kernel

I'm trying to install the kernel headers for an older kernel on my system but it just keeps installing the ones for the newest kernel on the system when I use:
# yum install kernel-devel

Here is some info.

# uname -r

# rpm -qa |grep kernel
# kernel-
# kernel-headers-
# kernel-devel-
# kernel-

I'm not sure how to tell yum to specifically install the devel package for the older kernel.

Old 05-05-2008, 01:03 PM   #2
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Unfortunately the Fedora repos don't seem to keep the old kernel-devel packages. One option is to search on google for kernel-devel- and you maybe lucky to find a mirror with the rpm you need.


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