Bug 808198

Summary: prevent kernel rpms from getting installed on ec2 RHEL 5x ami's
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: wes hayutin <whayutin>
Component: relengAssignee: wes hayutin <whayutin>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Release Test Team <release-test-team>
Severity: urgent Docs Contact:
Priority: urgent    
Version: 5.8CC: atodorov, jgregusk, jslagle, lmiksik, tkopecek
Target Milestone: rcKeywords: EC2
Target Release: 5.9   
Hardware: Unspecified   
OS: Unspecified   
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Description wes hayutin 2012-03-29 15:31:48 EDT
Description of problem:

Prevent kernel rpms from getting installed on ec2 RHEL 5x ami's.
Only kernel-xen should be allowed.


Thanks
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-04-02 07:21:49 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion
in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product Management has
requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for
potential inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release for currently
deployed products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in
a release.
Comment 2 James Slagle 2012-10-31 15:07:30 EDT
I added a exclude=kernel* to the yum config for the rhel yum repo config for rhel 5.  Let me know if any other changes are needed.

This has been built into https://brewweb.devel.redhat.com/buildinfo?buildID=241277
Comment 6 James Slagle 2012-11-27 12:36:01 EST
I rebuilt the rpm's with this change:
https://brewweb.devel.redhat.com/buildinfo?buildID=245402
Comment 8 Kevin Wright 2012-11-28 18:26:32 EST
uploaded:

Starter|i386  |us-east-1| hourly|EBS| EBS Image| ?? | ami-7700811e | pending
Starter|x86_64|us-east-1| hourly|EBS| EBS Image| ?? | ami-b90382d0 | pending
Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-08 02:10:10 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2013-0021.html