On Thu, 15 Jul 2021 14:19:21 +0200,
S. B. wrote:
Jiri Slaby wrote:
What we could do, is to add a support to libzypp
for something like
major-1 to be also specified in multiversion.kernels
(/etc/zypp/zypp.conf). So that it keeps also 5.12.latest when 5.13.any
is installed for example. We currently support only generic "latest" and
"oldest", neither usable in this very context, IMO.
Interesting idea, thanks for thinking of alternate solutions.
I've always configured my system to keep multiple kernel versions, but I wasn't
aware that it also was keeping multiple versions of the virtualbox-kmp-default module too,
so that makes it considerably safer. I mistakenly assumed that even if I had an old kernel
version installed that there would only be the latest version of virtualbox-kmp-default.
Your reply spotted another potential problem, actually; Jiri's idea
with "major-1" won't work for KMPs because those version numbers are