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Old 10-27-2006, 02:49 AM   #1
staham
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Wrong architecture in FC6?


Hi,

I installed FC6 tonight, and when updating / adding packages with yum, I noticed that something strange had happened.

The installed kernel is the 586 version (my machine is 686), but the available version listed by yum is 686. Has anyone else encountered this?

Is it only the kernel that is wrong?

I'm going to install the 686 kernel instead, but it was quite strange that this has happened.

I found some suggestion of a this problem in some review of FC6 as well.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 08:02 AM   #2
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This is a known bug in FC6.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 09:03 AM   #3
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Ok. But is there no update available?

I just tried yum install on the 686 kernel, but i won't install two kernels with the same version number....

Well, I'll probably have to start compiling the kernel myself once again.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 10:18 AM   #4
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I have the exact same error!!

Seems this is also the reason for my other 2 problems:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=495834 and http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=495672

Damn! RPM won't install the same kernel version number!? Does anyone have a solution for this??

PLEASE!




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Originally Posted by staham
Ok. But is there no update available?

I just tried yum install on the 686 kernel, but i won't install two kernels with the same version number....

Well, I'll probably have to start compiling the kernel myself once again.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 11:29 AM   #5
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Install it like this:

Code:
rpm -Uvh --replacefiles --replacepkgs kernel-2.6.18-1.2798.fc6.i686.rpm
 
Old 10-28-2006, 06:52 AM   #6
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Install it like this:

Code:
rpm -Uvh --replacefiles --replacepkgs kernel-2.6.18-1.2798.fc6.i686.rpm
Thanks. That seems to solve everything. I think it was only the kernel that was installed with i586 instead of i686.
 
Old 10-28-2006, 08:33 AM   #7
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I replaced the i586 kernel by doing,
Code:
#rpm -e --nodeps kernel-{version} 
#yum install kernel
 
Old 10-30-2006, 08:50 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by reddazz
I replaced the i586 kernel by doing,
Code:
#rpm -e --nodeps kernel-{version} 
#yum install kernel

Heh. Personally I'd be rather nervous having no kernel installed, even temporarily.
Granted, even if you had a power-outage while downloading, you could still boot up in rescue mode
from the install disc. But still
 
Old 10-30-2006, 09:48 AM   #9
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Heh. Personally I'd be rather nervous having no kernel installed, even temporarily.
Granted, even if you had a power-outage while downloading, you could still boot up in rescue mode
from the install disc. But still
You are right. Its a risk I took because I hardly have power cuts where I live and I was installing on a laptop so had a battery for backup.
 
  


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