[CentOS] yum remove <old kernel pkgs> -- wants to remove a to n of stuff

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Wed Jul 16 16:21:57 UTC 2008

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> You are trying to remove kernel-utils ...you don't want to do that. 
> That might cut back the deps a bit.  Also, i never remove packages with 
> yum, but with:
> rpm -e `cat list`
> But, that is just my advise.

I didn't think there was any functional difference between:

rpm -e package-name


yum remove package-name

Isn't yum just a front-end for the rpm system?


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