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Old 06-04-2009, 07:06 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by knudfl View Post
Ref. post # 3 :

Please have a look in /etc/yum.conf
( 'cat /etc/yum.conf' )
to se what's excluded. If you have a line saying
exclude=kernel-headers glibc-headers
then please edit the text to allow :

# yum -y install kernel-headers glibc-headers
( Either uncomment the exclude line with a hash mark ( # ) or delete it.)
... The 2 packages are on the install DVD too.

Then I guess, the problems are solved ... the "endian test failed"
error origins from a missing package 'glibc-headers' .

... And probably also the error
" configure: error: C preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check "
Yes, you are exactly right, I forgot that I had previously excluded "kernel*" because I had problems with the kernel- previously, and uninstalled it. I am now running in the kernel-, and had installed kernel-headers but could only find kernel-headers...i386. But, I guess it is working, I no longer received the same error messages. When just now uncommenting yum.conf, I tried to update kernel-headers, and look below, it only listed the same version for the kernel I previously uninstalled.

kernel-headers i386 updates 766 k
Old 06-05-2009, 03:55 AM   #17
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'kernel-headers i386'
is what you can get. Headers are text files
and thus not optimized for a certain 'i*86'.

Now that the package is installed, you can
activate your ' exclude=kernel* ' again,
if you want to.
To know the updates available, this can be used :
' yum list updates '

And info about packages updated and installed, and when :
' rpm -qa --last | less '

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