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Re: yum and kernel-modules-extra



On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis
<Thorsten_Leemhuis@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On 26.12.2011 18:01, Josh Boyer wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I submitted an RFE (bug 770444) to include kernel-modules-extra in the
>>> default list of install only packages for yum.
>> The entire point of kernel-modules-extra is to get them out of the
>> default install.  If there are modules in that subpackage that are
>> needed by default, then they should be moved back to the main package. [...]
>
> That's afaics not what Bruno proposes. What he afaics means is: when a
> new kernel gets released, than the package kernel-modules-extra (just
> like the kernel itself) needs to be installed (like a "rpm -i" would do)
> and not updated (rpm -U), otherwise you loose the modules for current or
> older kernels on "yum update" every time a new kernel gets released.

Ah, indeed.  My apologies Bruno, I misread "install only" as
"install".  Your RFE sounds good indeed.

josh
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