Bug 220152 - Yum remove the old kernel
Yum remove the old kernel
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2006-12-19 05:51 EST by Frank Büttner
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:56 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-12-19 06:00:16 EST
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Description Frank Büttner 2006-12-19 05:51:07 EST
Description of problem:
When I run yum update and there will be an new kernel, thate the old one will be
removed. This is very bad, because when the new one don't boot. Than you have an
big problem and must use the rescue CD to fix it manual.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum update
Actual results:
When an new kernel is found the old one will be removed

Expected results:
That the old one will be hold.

Additional info:
 kernel                  i686       2.6.18-1.2868.fc6  updates      16 M
 kernel-devel            i686       2.6.18-1.2868.fc6  updates     4.6 M
 kmod-ntfs               i686       2.1.27-  livna           
  107 k
 aumix                   i386       2.8-11.fc6       extras             76 k
 kernel-headers          i386       2.6.18-1.2868.fc6  updates     700 k
 scim-libs               i386       1.4.4-36.fc6     updates     463 k
 kernel                  i686       2.6.18-1.2798.fc6  installed          44 M

Transaction Summary
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2006-12-19 06:00:16 EST
this is the installonlyn plugin and it always leaves the last 2 kernels and the
running kernel.

If you want to disable it go into /etc/yum/plugins and disable it.

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