Re: Installation of the kernel 2.2.12 rpms

Subject: Re: Installation of the kernel 2.2.12 rpms
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Tue Oct 19 1999 - 14:54:38 MDT

Don't install the kernel-utils package. Its a kernel debugger and not
required. I'll make sure the final version has the dependency issue
resolved for those that want the debugging :)


On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Rob Comstock wrote:

> Good Afternoon All:
> I am trying to install the kernel rpms from the
> site for the kernel 2.2.12. I pulled down the follwoing
> files:
> kernel-2.2.12-2.ppc.rpm kernel-pcmcia-cs-2.2.12-2.ppc.rpm
> kernel-doc-2.2.12-2.ppc.rpm kernel-source-2.2.12-2.ppc.rpm
> kernel-headers-2.2.12-2.ppc.rpm kernel-utils-2.2.12-2.ppc.rpm
> When I attempt to install using rpm I get the following:
> highside-home<root>:/net/Linux/YellowDog> rpm -i -h kernel-*rpm
> error: failed dependencies:
> is needed by kernel-utils-2.2.12-2
> Any ideas where I can get the libbfd package? Not on CD or on
> ftp site or on ftp update area.
> Rob


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