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Re: [opensuse] How can I stop Yast kernel updates from deleting /lib/modules for the old kernel?
  • From: Oddball <monkey9@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 14:52:26 +0200
  • Message-id: <47F8C78A.2080204@xxxxxx>
Marcus Meissner schreef:
On Sat, Apr 05, 2008 at 07:34:52PM -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
On 2008/04/05 17:12 (GMT-0600) Chris Worley apparently typed:

Its very frustrating that updating from Yast causes kernel updates to
delete the /lib/modules directory for the old kernel.
...
Worse, if the new kernel wasn't installed correctly, the old kernel
won't boot either lacking needed modules.
Don't use YaST. Use Smart.
http://lists.labix.org/pipermail/smart-labix.org/2008-March/003439.html

This is totally unrelated to above problem, smart will break it
the same way.

Ciao, Marcus
This is indeed very annoying....

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