Bug 460047 - Kernel obsoletes existing Driver Updates on install
Kernel obsoletes existing Driver Updates on install
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jon Masters
Martin Jenner
: 465883 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2008-08-25 14:03 EDT by Jon Masters
Modified: 2009-01-20 15:13 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 15:13:11 EST
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Add virtual "Obsoletes" dependencies to the kernel package (2.33 KB, patch)
2008-09-18 07:45 EDT, Jon Masters
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Description Jon Masters 2008-08-25 14:03:39 EDT
Description of problem:

Add RPM-level Obsoletes as a way of requiring existing driver updates shipped during RHEL5.2 to be uninstalled post-5.2, upon installation of 5.3 updates.
Comment 2 Jon Masters 2008-09-18 07:45:16 EDT
Created attachment 317059 [details]
Add virtual "Obsoletes" dependencies to the kernel package
Comment 3 Jon Masters 2008-09-18 07:46:21 EDT
Note, these are not done as numerical versions specifically in order to handle the design of virtual provides. We could also simply add a kernel provides saying "Provides: rhel-kernel: 5.3" for example.
Comment 7 Don Zickus 2008-11-12 11:37:15 EST
in kernel-2.6.18-123.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 9 Linda Wang 2008-12-03 09:42:15 EST
*** Bug 465883 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 15:13:11 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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