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Old 12-24-2007, 12:50 PM
seth vidal
Default Fwd: OK, I had to do it again (disk transplant from a i586 to a i686)...

On Sun, 2007-12-23 at 11:05 -0500, Robert Heller wrote:
> I posted this to the linux.redhat.com newsgroup and didn't get a reply.
> I now need to apply some updates, but can't do things automagically with
> yum because of this problem (I'll have to update some packages manually
> with 'rpm --ignore-arch ...', which is a real PITA). I did a google
> search and cannot find any documentation on how to fix this. Do I
> really need to do a fresh re-install? Arg!!!

edit /etc/rpm/platform

make sure it says i686, not i586 in there.

then do your updates w/yum. It, in theory, should be able to get you to
the proper archs.


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