[OpenAFS] strange kernel dependancy for kmod-openafs

Simon Wilkinson simonxwilkinson@gmail.com
Wed, 7 Nov 2012 22:12:16 +0000

On 7 Nov 2012, at 21:52, David Bear wrote:

> while my kernel is 2.6.18-308.16.1.el5, attempts to yum install =
kmod-openafs come back telling me that there is a missing dependancy on =
kernel-x86_64 =3D 2.6.18-194.26.1.el5 .. This makes no sense to me.  At =
least this is how I read the following:

This is happening because there isn't a kmod available for your kernel. =
yum is trying to install=20
kmod-openafs.x86_64 0:1.4.12- (a module for the =
2.6.18-194.26 kernel) and so requires that you have that kernel on your =

Stephen Quinney is now looking after the RPM build system that feeds =
dl.openafs.org, but I'm pretty sure that we're no longer building 1.4.12 =
modules, which probably explains why you can't find them. Have you =
considered upgrading? 1.4.12 is very old.