Bug 103450

Summary: Unresolvable chain of dependencies iptables-1.2.8-8.72.3 requires kernel >= 2.4.20
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Alfred Reed Collins <alfredreedcollins>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 7.2CC: alfredreedcollins, riel
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Description Alfred Reed Collins 2003-08-30 20:22:45 UTC
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Description of problem:
up2date -u 
fails with message this message:
Unresolvable chain of dependencies:
iptables-1.2.8-8.72.3 requires kernel >= 2.4.20

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm -q kernel-2.4.7-10 iptables-1.2.4-2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. su -
2. up2date -u

Actual Results:  Unresolvable chain of dependencies:
iptables-1.2.8-8.72.3 requires kernel >= 2.4.20

Expected Results:  update complete 

Additional info:

All available errata and updates were applied in March 2002.
August 30 updated up2date and rhn_register according to posted instructions. 
Next ran up2date -u and received the error.

Kernel and iptables cannot be updated making system vulnerable to unpatchable 

Comment 1 Alfred Reed Collins 2003-08-30 20:48:12 UTC
rpm --erase iptables-ipv6
rpm --erase iptables

Now up2date -u 
completes successfully.

Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2003-08-31 08:18:28 UTC
the real fix is to also upgrade your kernel with
up2date -uf