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Hope someone might know the answer to this. I manually upgraded my kernel to 2.4.3 from 2.2.16 now whenever I try to install apps via RPM, RPM complains if there is a dependency on a 2.4 kernel. (Redhat 7.0 base)
It says failed dependency kernel >= 2.4 required.
Has anyone seen this before? and if you have how did you fix it?
I'm using a --no-dep to install stuff but would like a better way :)
If that's the case, I think you'd have to get hold of an RPM of the kernel and reinstall that way - if not, then I don't know :)
Overall most things work really well - just this one problem. (so far)
I've ploughed through so many past posts on Linux sites to fix this can't find it anywhere. I found the db's but it was not vi editable -- any ideas what reads and edits db3 files?
A quick hack that might work: copy your compiled kernel somewhere safe, install a standard 2.4 kernel RPM, and then switch back to your custom one. I've never tried this, but see no reason why it wouldn't work.
Alternatively, download a source RPM (SRPM) of the kernel, and compile as usual with whatever options you need. This should keep the RPM database happy...
Good idea :) I'll give it a go. I hope there is an RPM for this on one of my PCPlus DVD's - as I only have dialup :(
Thanks for the help Sugarkane - you've given me some good options that I hadn't thought of :)