Bug 72696 - up2date selects athlon kernel packages after fresh 7.2 install
up2date selects athlon kernel packages after fresh 7.2 install
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2002-08-26 14:31 EDT by Phil D'Amore
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-26 15:00:03 EDT
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Description Phil D'Amore 2002-08-26 14:31:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
Upon performing a fresh install of RHL 7.2, up2date --update --force is run,
causing the following:

[root@foo root]# up2date --update --force

Retrieving list of all available packages...
########################################

Removing installed packages from list of updates...
########################################

Getting headers for available packages...
########################################

Removing packages with files marked to skip from list...
########################################

Testing package set / solving RPM inter-dependencies...
########################################
RPM conflict error.  The message was:
Test install failed because of package conflicts:
package kernel-2.4.9-34 is for a different architecture


Upon examining /var/spool/update, I get this:

[root@foo root]# ls /var/spool/up2date/kernel-*
/var/spool/up2date/kernel-2.4.9-34.athlon.hdr
/var/spool/up2date/kernel-smp-2.4.9-34.athlon.hdr

On my i686 machine, I am apparently getting athlon kernel package headers.  So,
I tried to update up2date first, using:

up2date up2date

After that, the proper kernel is selected, and the update proceeds normally.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install fresh system and register w/ RHN.
2.  Run up2date --update --force, and note that update fails with error message
in description:

RPM conflict error.  The message was:
Test install failed because of package conflicts:
package kernel-2.4.9-34 is for a different architecture

And notice the athlon kernel headers are downloaded to /var/spool/up2date.

3.  Manually update up2date:

up2date up2date

4.  Re-run the up2date --update --force, and notice that the kernel is properly
selected this time.

Expected Results:  The default up2date should be selecting the proper kernel
architecture.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mihai Ibanescu 2002-08-26 14:59:57 EDT
Client bug triggered from a server-side change. Will push new server code ASAP.
Workaround: up2date up2date.
Comment 2 Josef Komenda 2002-10-24 12:07:07 EDT
Fixed, closing.

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