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Robert Heller 12-24-2007 02:08 PM

Fwd: OK, I had to do it again (disk transplant from a i586 to a i686)...
 
At Mon, 24 Dec 2007 08:50:57 -0500 RPM Package Manager <rpm-list@redhat.com> wrote:

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>
> 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

It works!!! Thanks.

Where is this documented?

>
> 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.
>
>
> -sv
>
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