[CentOS-devel] drbd83 update + no kmod update = broken server

Jerry Amundson jamundso at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 20:42:51 UTC 2009


On 9/8/09, Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net> wrote:
> Jerry Amundson wrote:
>> Shall I open a bug?
>>
>> [root at app1 ~]# rpm -qa \*drbd\*
>> kmod-drbd82-xen-8.2.6-2
>> drbd82-8.2.6-1.el5.centos
>> [root at app1 ~]# echo n | yum update
>> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
>> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>>  * epel: mirrors.tummy.com
>>  * base: mirror.fdcservers.net
>>  * updates: mirror.unl.edu
>>  * addons: mirrors.tummy.com
>>  * extras: mirrors.liquidweb.com
>> Excluding Packages in global exclude list
>> Finished
>> Setting up Update Process
>> Resolving Dependencies
>> --> Running transaction check
>> ---> Package drbd83.x86_64 0:8.3.2-6.el5_3 set to be updated
>> --> Finished Dependency Resolution
>>
>> Dependencies Resolved
>>
>> ================================================================================
>>  Package         Arch            Version                  Repository
>> Size
>> ================================================================================
>> Installing:
>>  drbd83          x86_64          8.3.2-6.el5_3            extras
>> 210 k
>>      replacing  drbd82.x86_64 8.2.6-1.el5.centos
>>
>>
>> Transaction Summary
>> ================================================================================
>> Install      1 Package(s)
>> Update       0 Package(s)
>> Remove       0 Package(s)
>>
>> Total download size: 210 k
>> Is this ok [y/N]: Exiting on user Command
>> Complete!
>> [root at app1 ~]#
>> _______________________________________________
>>
>
> Add a `yum install kmod-drbd83` (or kmod-drbd83-xen) that will normally
> instead fetch drbd83 as a required dep .. and that will update the
> current drbd82 that you have on your system.

My point is why does drbd83` have an obsoletes for drbd82, but
kmod-drbd83` (or kmod-drbd83-xen) does not??

Or, is that just not the way kmod works?

thanks,
jerry


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