[CentOS] Update from 5.2 to 5.3 kernel not on mirror

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Apr 6 20:51:29 UTC 2009


Michael Peterson wrote:
> I have tried today and at least twice last week since the release of 5.3 
> on Tuesday and got past the yum update glibc step just fine and have 
> already done yum clean all several times and get through the first part 
> of the yum update where you have to answer y and then it downloads all 
> of the packages it seems but errors out and says that the kernel is not 
> available on any mirrors.
> The system is running 32 Bit CentOS 5.2.
> It is a Pentium D system.
> Has anyone else had this issue?
> Is there a fix in progress for it?
>   

could you give the exact error message, also what kernel you're running 
now, and any changes you may have made to /etc/yum.repos.d/* ?

# uname -a
Linux freescruz.com 2.6.18-92.1.18.el5 #1 SMP Wed Nov 12 09:30:27 EST 
2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
(note, we're intentionally running the prior kernel until my associate 
can get around to rebuilding some audio kernel modules he requires)

# yum list kernel\*
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * epel: mirror.hmc.edu
 * rpmforge: fr2.rpmfind.net
 * base: centos.cogentcloud.com
 * updates: mirror.stanford.edu
 * addons: mirror.hmc.edu
 * extras: www.cyberuse.com
Excluding Packages from Red Hat Enterprise 5 - RPMforge.net - dag
Finished
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Base
Finished
Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Updates
Finished
1450 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Installed Packages
kernel.i686                                                
2.6.18-92.1.18.el5                                     installed
kernel.i686                                                
2.6.18-92.1.22.el5                                     installed
kernel.i686                                                
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     installed
kernel-devel.i686                                          
2.6.18-92.1.18.el5                                     installed
kernel-devel.i686                                          
2.6.18-92.1.22.el5                                     installed
kernel-devel.i686                                          
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     installed
kernel-headers.i386                                        
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     installed
Available Packages
kernel-PAE.i686                                            
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kernel-PAE-devel.i686                                      
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kernel-debug.i686                                          
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kernel-debug-devel.i686                                    
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kernel-doc.noarch                                          
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kernel-xen.i686                                            
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kernel-xen-devel.i686                                      
2.6.18-128.1.6.el5                                     updates  
kerneloops.i386                                            
0.11-1.el5.rf                                          rpmforge



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