If you look at the list of packages that you have now built, you will see that they are all x86_64.The kernel-firmware package will only built as a noarch package. To buil... [by AlanBartlett]
Installed new openvz container with centos 6.4 64bit
--> Running transaction check
---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-431.el6 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: kernel-firmware >= 2.6.32-431.el6 for package: kernel-2.6.32-431.el6.x86_64
Package kernel-firmware-2.6.32-431.el6.noarch is obsoleted by vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab083.2.noarch which is
Today I was running some yum updates and wanted to verify that everything went through fine by making sure I had a new kernel. To my surprise I noticed that CentOS was still running 2.6.32-431.5.1.el6.x86_64 even though it looked as though 2.6.32-431.23.3.el6 was installed.
Indeed 2.6.32-431.23.3.el6 shows up in /etc/grub.conf but not in the upstart boot options.
I have certain modules which I need compiled into the kernel. Some of these modules require firmware, which used to be automatically included from /usr/src/linux/firmware/. However, no new firmware will be added to this directory, and kernel modules are gradually switching to firmware from /lib/firmware instead.
~> uname -srvmpio
Linux 2.6.32-358.18.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Aug 28 17:19:38 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
~> rpm -qa kernel\* | sort
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