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

David Hrbáč hrbac.conf at seznam.cz
Thu Jul 17 07:19:09 UTC 2008

fred smith napsal(a):
> Thanks to Johnny and all the others who pointed out the stupid thing
> I was trying to do. I'll follow the advice to clean up 'list' before
> trying it again.

besides you can use installonlyn plugin, you can remove old kernel but 
few like this:

if [ $(rpm -q kernel | wc -l) -gt 1 ]; then rpm -e $(rpm -q kernel | sed 
'$d'); fi
if [ $(rpm -q kernel-smp | wc -l) -gt 1 ]; then rpm -e $(rpm -q 
kernel-smp | sed '$d'); fi


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