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Bug 116142 - up2date hangs/stalls on trying to install latest kernel and kernel-source eratta
up2date hangs/stalls on trying to install latest kernel and kernel-source eratta
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-02-18 11:05 EST by Mike Burger
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:41:49 EDT
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Description Mike Burger 2004-02-18 11:05:51 EST
Description of problem:

Upon receiving notification of a new eratta kernel package, I made use
of the (graphical) up2date program to download and install
kernel-2.4.20-30.9 kernel and kernel-source packages.  After
successfully downloading the packages, and clicking "forward", the
installation progress window just sat there, indicating no progress.

After I cancelled the process, I issued the appropriate "rpm -ivh"
command, and received a Failed dependencies message, saying that
/bin/sh was required by both kernel-2.4.20-30.9 and

Of course, /bin/sh does exist on the system, as a symlink to /bin/bash.

Issuing the rpm command with the --nodeps option got around the problem.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download kernel-2.4.20-30.9.athlon.rpm
2. Issue "rpm -ivh kernel-2.4.20-30.9.athlon.rpm"
Actual results:

Failed dependencies error.

Expected results:

Successful installation of the kernel and kernel-source packages.

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Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:41:49 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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