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Old 10-19-2014, 04:32 AM   #1
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yum update returns kernel error

I want to install virtualbox in fedora20. I have followed the instruction here:

but what I execute :
yum update
I get the following error:

Error: Package: kmod-VirtualBox-3.16.6-200.fc20.x86_64-4.3.18-1.fc20.1.x86_64 (rpmfusion-free-updates)
Requires: kernel-uname-r = 3.16.6-200.fc20.x86_64
Installed: kernel-3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64 (@anaconda)
kernel-uname-r = 3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64
Installed: kernel-3.16.3-200.fc20.x86_64 (@updates)
kernel-uname-r = 3.16.3-200.fc20.x86_64
Installed: kernel-3.16.4-200.fc20.x86_64 (@updates)
kernel-uname-r = 3.16.4-200.fc20.x86_64
Available: kernel-debug-3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64 (fedora)
kernel-uname-r = 3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64+debug
Available: kernel-debug-3.16.4-200.fc20.x86_64 (updates)
kernel-uname-r = 3.16.4-200.fc20.x86_64+debug
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

How can I solve this problem with the kernel without following the above suggestions?
Old 10-19-2014, 07:23 PM   #2
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Repeat the steps. I am sure that you missed one of the step.
Old 10-19-2014, 08:17 PM   #3
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At what stage are you running into that error?
The "yum update" is one of the first steps, but your output seems to imply you have some "kmod-VirtualBox-3.16.6-200" package from rpmfusion already installed that's angry about its dependencies?

What, exactly, have you done on this system? How have you manipulated the yum repos? What VirtualBox-related have you already installed? It looks like you've already installed something VBox-related from rpmfusion...what is it?

Installing VirtualBox is easy, just update your system, install the VirtualBox repo, and install VirtualBox. That is unless you've corrupted things elsewhere.
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to add can you also include the output of this
su -
yum repolist all
this will help us figure things out
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