[OpenAFS] kmod-openafs package in RHEL6 repos breaks updates
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:31:35 +0100
Am 08.01.2016 um 16:56 schrieb Stephan Wiesand:
> Hi Berthold, long time no see...
> On Jan 8, 2016, at 09:45 , Berthold Cogel wrote:
>> Somehow a kmod-openafs package got in the RHEL6 x86_64 repos that breaks
>> the update and installation process. I found this package in the repos
>> for 1.6.14..1.6.16
>> It's a module that seems to be build for a kernel 3.18, which is not
>> available for RHEL6. At least not through the official channels:
> sigh. RHEL + external kernel modules is so broken, thanks to the Fedora religion :-(
> The repositories (packages *and* metadata) are just rsynced from the place where Stephen provides them. Omitting select packages and rebuilding the metadata is certainly doable but yet more work for which there is no manpower available.
> I'll see what I can do but please don't hold your breath...
> Thanks for the report. At least it proves that some are still using the repository.
> NB what are you using (or going to use) for EL7?
it has been indeed a long time....
To much work for few people... and I'm a kind of 'single point of
failure' for our linux environment. That's why I'm still stuck with RHEL6.
I've put an exclude in the repo file:
And during kickstart I exclude the package with yum -x
kmod-openafs-1.6.16-1.3.18* (haven't tested this one yet...)