[CentOS] yum udpate not getting new kernel

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Wed Dec 17 17:49:22 UTC 2008

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).

If you're running 'yum update' against your local mirrored repo, try 
running 'yum clean metadata' on systems that aren't picking up updates 
that you know exist (i.e, are picked up on other systems), and then 
retry 'yum update'.

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