[CentOS] yum udpate not getting new kernel

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Dec 17 16:58:01 UTC 2008


Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>   
>> I do an rsync to my local repo. I had looked at the logs just to see 
>> what came over, and saw the new kernel. Of course I can't see what the 
>> xml is saying is currently available...
>>
>> So then I ran yum update on some of my systems. Some picked up the new 
>> kernel one did not (so far).
>>     
>
> you seem to run into this problem often, it might be worth actually 
> looking to find the part of your process that is broken and fixing it.
>
> within the CentOS setup, metadata for a package is only created once and 
> only at one place and is done within a few seconds of the email being 
> sent out announcing the package.
This really has me buffaloed.

I suppose I can run a clean and see what happens, but the systems that 
got the new kernel, got it, and how do you take it back to try again?

And the system that that did not get, well, I suppose a clean might see 
if it gets it now. Stay tuned.




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