Bug 731818 - packagekit downgrades my kernel, disables wireless
Summary: packagekit downgrades my kernel, disables wireless
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: PackageKit
Version: 15
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-08-18 19:05 UTC by daniel flesner
Modified: 2012-08-07 18:13 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 18:13:48 UTC

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Description daniel flesner 2011-08-18 19:05:55 UTC
Description of problem:
while i was logged into my system packagekit downgraded my kernel, then upgraded it again, thereby removing my wireless drivers.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Distro version:       Fedora release 15 (Lovelock)
PackageKit version:   0.6.17
PackageKit Process Information:
root      3085  0.0  0.0 151224  4140 ?        Sl   14:48   0:00 /usr/libexec/packagekitd

How reproducible:
don't know, it just did it on it's own

Steps to Reproduce:
1.log in to computer
Actual results:
downgraded kernel version?

Expected results:
maintain working system

Additional info:

directory of /lib/modules where it wrote two different kernels in the space of less than an hour? why did it downgrade from 2.6.40-4 that i was running already? it also mucked up my grub.conf file.

drwxr-xr-x   6 root root 4096 Aug 18 14:17
drwxr-xr-x.  3 root root 4096 Aug 18 13:22
dr-xr-xr-x.  6 root root 4096 Aug 18 13:22 .
dr-xr-xr-x. 13 root root 4096 Aug 10 13:47 ..
drwxr-xr-x   6 root root 4096 Aug 10 11:33 2.6.40-4.fc15.x86_64

how do i disable packagekit to keep this from happening again?

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