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Old 09-02-2001, 01:21 PM   #1
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failed dependencies

I was running RH 5.2 kernel 2.0.36 and I upgraded to kernel 2.2.1 and now im upgrading to kernel 2.4.7. In trying to get all of the utils, libraries and apps up to speed before the upgrade I am experiencing the following..

Almost everytime I try to install an RPM I get he following message:
error: failed dependencies: is needed by yada yada is needed by yada yada

I have downloaded and installed the following while trying to fix this:
Old 09-02-2001, 05:57 PM   #2
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I don't know where the file is that you need, but its obvious that you either don't have it or that you can't find it. Have you searched your comp for that file?
Old 09-27-2001, 04:01 PM   #3
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use --nodeps flag

You can force the intall of the rpm by using "rpm -ivh --nodeps filename" maybe this works for you.


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