[CentOS] Problem in Wireless Card Setup in Dell Precision M90

Ashish Vijaywargiya vijaywargiya.ashish at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 13:48:08 UTC 2008


Hello Akemi,

Here is the details from my command line :-

[root at hwmw001 yum.repos.d]# yum install kernel
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * rpmforge: apt.sw.be
 * base: ftp.oss.eznetsols.org
 * updates: ftp.oss.eznetsols.org
 * centosplus: ftp.oss.eznetsols.org
 * addons: ftp.oss.eznetsols.org
 * extras: ftp.oss.eznetsols.org
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Base
Finished
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Updates
Finished
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus set to be
installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
--> Running transaction check
---> Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-92.el5 set to be erased
---> Package kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus set to be
installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
 kernel                  i686       2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus
centosplus         16 M
Removing:
 kernel                  i686       2.6.18-92.el5    installed          37 M

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      1 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 16 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
(1/1): kernel-2.6.18-92.1 100% |=========================|  16 MB
05:49
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test


Transaction Check Error:
  package kernel-2.6.18-92.1.13.el5 (which is newer than
kernel-2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus) is already installed

Error Summary

So should I remove the kernel-2.6.18-92.1.13.el5 package from my
installation first ?

--
Ashish Vijaywargiya
Indore (M.P), India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indore




On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM, Ashish Vijaywargiya
> <vijaywargiya.ashish at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello Akemi,
> >
> > Thanks for your reply.
> > I have seen the details in the thread and after reading that thread I
> have
> > few questions :-
> >
> > 1) Can I install the Centos Plus kernel with the existing one that is
> > distributed with Centos 5.2?
> > I have read the information from the link
> > http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories/CentOSPlus
> > It looks like that I have to include / exclude the package.
> > I had changed the settings inside /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo.
> >
> > #additional packages that extend functionality of existing packages
> > [centosplus]
> > name=CentOS-$releasever - Plus
> >
> > mirrorlist=
> http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=centosplus
> >
> > #baseurl=
> http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/centosplus/$basearch/
> > gpgcheck=1
> >
> > enabled=1
> > gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4
> >
> > includepkgs=iwl*
>
> Remove this line ( includepkgs=iwl*).  You do not need it.  Instead,
> see Example #2 of the CentOSPlus wiki article.  You need to add:
>
> exclude=kernel kernel-devel kernel-PAE-*
>
> in the [base] and [update] sections.  This way, yum will get the
> kernel from the centosplus repo instead of the distro kernel.
>
> After installing the centosplus kernel, reboot the system and try your
> wireless again.  The iwl3945 is *part* of the centosplus kernel.  More
> precisely, it is also part of the distro kernel except that it is
> disabled there.
>
> Akemi
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