Bug 113024 - installing 2.6.0-1.30.i686 nets bad symlink in /boot
installing 2.6.0-1.30.i686 nets bad symlink in /boot
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-01-07 10:36 EST by raxet
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-19 04:49:13 EST
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Description raxet 2004-01-07 10:36:21 EST
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Description of problem:
After installing kernel-source and kernel from rpm a bad symlink is made:

symlink that doesn't exist:  vmlinux-2.6.0-1.30 ->
/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/2.6.0-1.30/vmlinux

made in /boot

Usually that link is /lib/modules/2.6.0-1.30/build/vmlinux



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.0-1.30.i686

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install kernel-source-2.6.0-1.30
2. install kernel-2.6.0-1.30.i686
3. 
    

Actual Results:  incorrect symlink as:

lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root      45 Jan  7 08:28 vmlinux-2.6.0-1.30 ->
/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/2.6.0-1.30/vmlinux

Expected Results:  lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root      45 Jan  7 08:28
vmlinux-2.6.0-1.30 -> /lib/modules/2.6.0-1.30/build/vmlinux

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2004-01-07 10:37:58 EST
the vmlinux is actually there in the kernel-debuginfo package; this is
done because it is rather big and not useful for the vast majority of
people (it's only useful for when you want to debug your kernel) so it
would be a waste of space and bandwidth if it was part of the standard
kernel package and not a subpackage instead.
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2004-01-19 04:49:13 EST
removed the symlink

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