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Re: [Security-Discuss] Problems with kernel-2.6.11-12
From: Anne Wilson (cannewilsontiscali.co.uk)
Date: Thu Aug 11 2005 - 15:15:19 CDT
On Thursday 11 Aug 2005 20:56, Rolf Pedersen wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> >[annedavid ~]$ rpm -qa|grep kernel
> >[rootdavid ~]# urpme kernel-18.104.22.168mdk-1-1mdk
> >removing kernel-22.214.171.124mdk-1-1mdk.i586
> >and there it sits. It doesn't complete and I can't get out of it.
> I seem to recall having a problem installing this kernel wherein the
> initrd was not generated. I believe I generated it myself and am
> running it ATM but I wonder if this glitch occurred during your
> installation, also, perhaps causing a disconnect with urpme. I don't
> know whether uninstall scripts are invoked by urpme.
Eventually the uninstall exited:
error: %preun(kernel-126.96.36.199mdk-1-1mdk) scriptlet failed, exit status 0
/boot has no kernel, initrd or vmlinuz for .12, and there is no stanza in
lilo.conf, yet rpm -qa|grep kernel says it is still there.
> How about adding a
> couple of -vv to the remove command? Does rpm -e do any differently?
Is it still worth trying this? If so, I'll do it in the morning.
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