[CentOS] Re: yum kernel update problem

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Sep 18 16:49:51 UTC 2007

Chuck Campbell wrote:
> I ran the yum update, which updated the kernel along with other things.
> When it ran, it removed my install kernel (2.6.18-8.el5xen).  I now have
> 2.6.18-8.1.8.el5xen and 2.6.18-8.1.10.el5xen.  The 2.6.18-8.1.8.el5xen
> kernel still works fine, but the 2.6.18-8.1.10.el5xen kernel does NOT see my
> raid devices.

I noticed this issue as well, let me look and workout exactly why that 
happened. More info on this shortly, but on bugs.centos.org

> I have a couple of questions:
> Why did it remove my perfectly functioning install kernel?
> How can I stop it from doing this?

This is behaviuor in yum. Fixed in next yum release, which is due out in 
a few days.

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