[CentOS] New CentOS 4 Kernels cannot be seen by yum

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Wed Oct 15 12:14:59 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 04:04 -0700, Spike Turner wrote:
> William L. Maltby  wrote:
> > Since CentOS has not announced them yet, I would guess that
> > is the case.
> > There would also be a small delay while the mirrors get
> > synchronized.
> > 
> This appears to be the upstream details on the kernel 
> http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2008-0859.html
> Even after a week the kernel update has not been announced 
> yet by CentOS? 
> With posts like these 
> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=16691&forum=27
> about a buggy kernel one would expect the newest kernel to be eagerly awaited.

The key word is "awaited". I suspect the real life has intervened to
slow the completion steps need to release these updates. Sans security
issues, real life could be expected to have priority. However, not being
a team member, I'm only speculating here.

> Spike
> <snip sig stuff>


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