Bug 1261049 - dnf autoremove wants to remove running kernel
dnf autoremove wants to remove running kernel
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: packaging-team-maint
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-09-08 09:36 EDT by Heiko Adams
Modified: 2015-10-02 05:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-10-02 05:15:52 EDT
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Description Heiko Adams 2015-09-08 09:36:14 EDT
Description of problem:
When running dnf autoremove it tries to remove the currently booted kernel.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -qa dnf\*

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a terminal
2. run "sudo dnf autoremove"

Actual results:
"Error: The operation would result in removing the booted kernel: kernel-core-4.2.0-300.fc23.x86_64."

Expected results:
dnf autoremove should not try to remove running kernels

Additional info:
Comment 1 Radek Holy 2015-09-16 05:40:09 EDT
Can you please tell us how many kernels you had installed ("rpm -q kernel") and what installonly_limit did you set ("cat /etc/dnf/dnf.conf")?
Comment 2 Heiko Adams 2015-09-16 05:45:27 EDT
$ rpm -q kernel

$ cat /etc/dnf/dnf.conf
Comment 3 Honza Silhan 2015-09-30 04:15:31 EDT
Can you try `dnf mark install kernel*`, do autoremove again and share the result, please?
Comment 4 Heiko Adams 2015-10-01 02:21:20 EDT
 Paket                        Arch   Version             Paketquelle      Größe
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 Arc-theme-gtk2               noarch 20150922-1.201509301648gitcad1815.fc23
                                                                          316 k
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                                                                          1.2 M
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                                                                          654 k
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                                                         @fedora           56 k
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                                                         @updates-testing 212 k
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                                                         @updates-testing 2.3 M
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Entfernen  208 Packages

Installationsgröße: 622 M
Ist dies in Ordnung? [j/N] :

Now it tries to remove nearly half of the system o.O
Comment 5 Honza Silhan 2015-10-02 05:15:52 EDT
Great, problem solved, kernel is not there anymore. It seems like the rest of the packages were installed by yum. Run "dnf-2 migrate" to transfer yumdb to dnf, please. If it doesn't help, reopen.

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