Bug 126737 - Yum installs wrong kernel when switching from UP to SMP
Yum installs wrong kernel when switching from UP to SMP
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2004-06-25 10:53 EDT by Mark Nelson
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-01 14:40:10 EST
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Description Mark Nelson 2004-06-25 10:53:15 EDT
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User-Agent: Opera/7.50 (X11; Linux i686; U)  [en]

Description of problem:
While upgrading a Xeon machine from a single processor kernel to a 
dual processor kerne,l yum installed the athlon kernel not the i686 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.yum install kernel-smp


Actual Results:  athlon kernel installed. 

(Also not the default kernel, this is already in bugzilla)

Expected Results:  i686 kernel installed

Additional info:

[root@n3 root]# arch 
 [root@n3 root]# yum install kernel-smp 
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
Server: IP3 Local Software
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
Resolving dependencies
Dependencies resolved
I will do the following:
[install: kernel-smp 2.4.22-1.2194.nptl.athlon]
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Running test transaction:
Test transaction complete, Success!
kernel-smp 100 % done 1/1 
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/usb/pwcx.o
depmod:         pwc_unregister_decompressor
depmod:         pwc_register_decompressor
Kernel Updated/Installed, checking for bootloader
Grub found - making this kernel the default
Installed:  kernel-smp 2.4.22-1.2194.nptl.athlon
Transaction(s) Complete

[root@n3 root]# rpm -qa |grep kernel-smp 
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2004-06-25 10:58:33 EDT
run yum list kernel and send the output
run cat /etc/rpm/platform and send the output

and run: python -dc 'import os; print os.uname()[4]'

and send the output.

Comment 2 Seth Vidal 2004-11-01 14:40:10 EST
reopen if this still occurs.

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