[Users] yum update error kernel-firmware

Kir Kolyshkin kir at openvz.org
Mon Jun 2 09:50:20 PDT 2014

On 06/02/2014 09:02 AM, Rene C. wrote:
> I suddenly get this error on one server.
> Error: Package: vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab090.2.x86_64 (openvz-kernel-rhel6)
>             Requires: kernel-firmware >= 2.6.32-431.17.1.el6
>             Installed: kernel-firmware-2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.noarch (@updates)
>                 kernel-firmware = 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6
> Tried yum update kernel-firmware but it says this is the latest.  How
> do I get the newer ?

You need to comment out this line in /etc/yum.repos.d/openvz.repo
(under the [openvz-kernel-rhel6] section):


i.e. it should look like this:

# exclude=vzkernel-firmware

Additionally, to get rid of possible future problems, you can also
edit /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo, adding the following line
under [updates]:


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