[OpenAFS] Installing openafs-1.4.0 client on Rhel 4.1

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 11:23:03 -0500

Derek Atkins <warlord@MIT.EDU> writes:

> Joe C <joe00c@yahoo.com> writes:
>> Now I would like to install openafs-client-1.4.0-rhel4.1.i386.rpm with the rpm
>> command. ! However, the message I am receiving is:
>> error: Failed dependencies:
>>         openafs-kernel is needed by openafs-client-1.4.0-rhel4.1.i386.
>> How should  the  package  dependency  issue  be  resolved?  Thanks in advance 
>> for any useful tips!
> This is a known issue in the 1.4.0 RPMs..  Unfortunately the only way
> to install it in this particular scenario is to use --nodeps.   The
> 1.4.1 packages will have this fixed -- openafs-kernel-source will
> provide openafs-kernel.

Actually, another option you have is to build a kernel RPM from the
openafs SRPM and install that instead of using the code in the
openafs-kernel-source package.

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