Re: Another yumex related question.

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On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 10:39 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> This one should be for Sven.  By poking around in my 
> /lib/modules/kernel-version/extras/ directories, I've apparently come to 
> the conclusion that my disappearing kmod-ntfs (and kmod-ndiswrapper) 
> installs are caused by the same mechanism as the default kernel update, 
> wherein only one older kernel is kept while all older kernels are removed.
> There was a fix to make it keep the last 5 kernels which I applied, 
> unforch I can't now find the file where that particular variable is set.
> My question then is, where do I set a similar keepit variable for 
> kmod-ntfs and kmod-ndiswrapper?   Last nights reboot to a known good 
> working kernel only to find it had been silently emasculated by yum was 
> a very unpleasant experience.

it's part of yum's "installonlyn" plugin.

cat /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/installonlyn.conf
tokeep = 4
enabled = 1

i.e. keep 4 previous kernels around. :)

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