On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 10:45:00AM +0200, Michael Andres wrote:
> There are requests to turn on the multiversion install feature for kernel 
> packages per default:
> > This change is motivated by several reasons seen by the community:
> >
> > a) With grub2 the additionaly installed kernels aren't longer
> >    visitble by default.
> > b) Having the multiversion feature provided by libzypp is only
> >    the first step.  The majority of our users will never see it
> >    nor will they know how to modify the default.
> > c) The changed default ensures to keel the  currently running
> >    kernel installed.  If we remove it this might cause trouble
> >    as the system might try to load a module which is no longer
> >    available on disk.
> > 
> > The actual package change log is:
> > Enable multiversion kernel and set multiversion.kernels in
> > /etc/zypp/zypp.conf to keep the latest, latest-1 and the running. 
> Objections to do this for Factory?

It's ok for openSUSE, but do *not* do this for SLE, as all of those
ksym requires don't work with multiversion turned on.


Michael Schroeder                                   m...@suse.de
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