Description of problem:
A fresh installation of Fedora 28 (KDE spin) included the current kernel (4.16.6) without matching kernel modules.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Unknown. I'm not about to start over - I've already installed twice as the machine wouldn't boot Fedora in UEFI mode.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download iso for Fedora 28 (KDE spin)
2. Create USB installation key using dd
3. Boot machine using key, choosing the non-UEFI version from the boot menu.
4. Install Fedora to hard disk.
5. Reboot machine to new installation.
Installed kernels: 4.16.3, 4.16.6
Installed kernel-modules: 4.16.3
Default kernel configured in grub: 4.16.6
On this machine, this broke network access when the default kernel was booted because the machine depends on WIFI which needs, obviously, the relevant modules.
Every installed kernel package should depend on the corresponding kernel-modules package, so that whichever kernel gets booted, usable kernel modules are present.
Thank goodness for 4.16.3. It took me a while to figure out what was wrong (I assumed I needed some non-standard firmware trick or something as this was a fresh install), but at least there's an easy fix now I've got there. I couldn't figure out what differed in the live install, where everything worked fine. Doh! Of course, the live install has a kernel *and* modules.
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