[mythtv-users] Issues upgrading mythtv on FC6
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Sun Aug 26 13:57:48 UTC 2007
Message: 12 Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 21:23:21 -0400 From: Rich West
<Rich.West at wesmo.com> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Issues upgrading
mythtv on FC6 To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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format="flowed" Quoting Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net>:
> > On Sat, Aug 25, 2007 at 05:10:13PM -0400, Larry Roberts wrote:
>> >> Now that SD is finally here I'm going to try and upgrade my myth box to
>> >> the latest and greatest.
>> >> Currently running:
>> >> mythgallery-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythdvd-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythgame-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythtv-suite-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> libmyth-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythtv-frontend-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythtv-backend-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythnews-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythphone-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythtv-themes-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythweb-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythflix-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythweather-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythvideo-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythplugins-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythtv-setup-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> myththemes-0.20-110.at
>> >> mythtv-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythmusic-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythbrowser-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mytharchive-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> mythcontrols-0.20-154.fc6.at
>> >> ivtv_xdriver-0.10.7-8_r3843.fc6.at
>> >> perl-Video-ivtv-0.13-8.fc6.at
>> >> ivtv-0.10.1-126.fc6.at
>> >> ivtv-kmdl-2.6.20-1.2925.fc6-0.10.1-126.fc6.at
>> >> ivtv-firmware-20070217-13.at
>> >> ivtv-kmdl-2.6.19-1.2911.fc6-0.10.1-126.fc6.at
>> >> yum update throws up an error about a kernel not being available for the
>> >> ivtv-kmdl that is required.
>> >> Error: Package ivtv-kmdl-184.108.40.206-32.fc6 needs
>> >> /boot/vmlinuz-220.127.116.11-32.fc6, this is not available.
>> >> Am I jumping the gun and the repo isn't complete or am I missing something.
>> >> my box hasn't been updated in 6 months or so becuase it has become rock
>> >> solid..
> > No, the repo is complete, the error is probably because it is "too"
> > complete. I guess the 18.104.22.168-32.fc6 was withdrawn from Fedora's
> > archives and now yum gets upset.
> > I see that as a yum bug, other consider it a feature. Anyway you can
> > chose whether you like this behaviour or not, and if not you should
> > install the skip-broken-dependencies yum plugin. The yum will work
> > like apt/smart and all other depsolvers do.
> > And since this is the 100.000 time i pointed to this yum bug it would
> > be nice if some user opened a bug against yum at bugzilla.redhat.com
> > so yum maintainers can see the need for defaulting to the less strict
> > working mode for yum.
>The issue is that yum is going through, resolving dependencies, and
>has determined that it needs to update your kernel version. You
>currently have the ivtv kernel module installed for your current
>kernel, and as it is trying to determine what dependencies there are,
>it has found that it cannot update the other packages, plus the
>kernel, because the installed ivtv-kmdl package requires your current
>kernel to remain installed. In other words, a circular dependency.
>Now, there IS an ivtv-kmdl package built and maintained by ATrpms, but
>for reasons Axel got in to, yum is getting in to this crazy state.
>The work around is to:
>1. remove the current ivtv-kmdl rpm from your system (don't worry, this is ok)
>2. perform your yum update or whatever it is you are trying to do.
>3. take a look at the kernel version it just installed. Using that
>kernel version, run "yum install ivtv-kmdl-<kernel version>" (take a
>look at your previous ivtv-kmdl's numbering scheme to get an idea as
>to what it is supposed to be. For example,
>You should be all set if you make sure you install the ivtv-kmdl that
>matches the newly installed kernel.
Thanks for the help. Something else that I found worked was to specifically upgrade the kernel only, which didn't throw errors, then I did the standard yum updated and all worked fine.
What is the skip-broken-dependencies plugin? I have tried googling for it but only got 2 hits, both of which said to install it, but didn't tell me what the package was..
I tried yum install skip-broken-dependencies but needless to say it didn't work. Is it just yum-plugins?
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