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

Michael Peterson mpeterson at mail.charlesfurniture.com
Mon Apr 6 22:02:36 UTC 2009


John R Pierce wrote:
> 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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John

I am also getting the error message on a Celeron 500 that has 5.2 that I 
am trying to update.

 From the Celeron I have:

The error message is:

Error Downloading Packages:
 kernel - 2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.i686: failure: 
RPMS/kernel-2.6.18-128-1.6.el5.i686.rpm from updates: [Errno 256] No 
more mirrors to try.

# uname --all
Linux router 2.6.18-92.el5 #1 SMP Tue Jun 10 18:49:47 EDT 2008 i686 i686 
i386 GNU/Linux

# yum list kernel\*
Installed Packages
kernel.i686                              2.6.18-92.el5          installed
kernel-devel.i686                        2.6.18-92.el5          installed
kernel-headers.i386                      2.6.18-92.el5          installed
Available Packages
kernel.i686                              2.6.18-128.1.6.el5     updates
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-devel.i686                        2.6.18-128.1.6.el5     updates
kernel-doc.noarch                        2.6.18-128.1.6.el5     updates
kernel-headers.i386                      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
#

No change were made to repos on this system.

 From the Pentium D I have:

The error message is:

Error Downloading Packages:
  kernel - 2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.i686: failure: 
RPMS/kernel-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5.i686.rpm from updates: [Errno 256] No 
more mirrors to try.

# uname --all
Linux storage.charlesfurniture.com 2.6.18-92.1.6.el5 #1 SMP Wed Jun 25 
13:49:24 EDT 2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

# yum list kernel\*
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirrors.gigenet.com
 * updates: centos.mirror.nac.net
 * addons: mirror.steadfast.net
 * extras: mirror.icpl.org
Installed Packages
kernel.i686                              2.6.18-53.1.4.el5      installed
kernel.i686                              2.6.18-92.1.6.el5      installed
kernel.i686                              2.6.18-8.el5           installed
kernel-devel.i686                        2.6.18-53.1.4.el5      installed
kernel-devel.i686                        2.6.18-8.el5           installed
kernel-devel.i686                        2.6.18-92.1.6.el5      installed
kernel-headers.i386                      2.6.18-92.1.6.el5      installed
Available Packages
kernel.i686                              2.6.18-128.1.6.el5     updates
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-devel.i686                        2.6.18-128.1.6.el5     updates
kernel-doc.noarch                        2.6.18-128.1.6.el5     updates
kernel-headers.i386                      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




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