[PlanetCCRMA] FC3: apt-get remove kernel#2.6.9-2.1.rdtV0.7.33_04.rhfc3.ccrma

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Jan 11 08:35:01 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 05:50, Nick Treleaven wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the FC3 kernel - so far my ccrma apps running on the 
> 2.6.10-2.1.ll.rhfc3.ccrma kernel are working well. As I have little HDD 
> space I tried to remove the earlier 2.6.9-2.1.rdtV0.7.33_04.rhfc3.ccrma FC3 
> kernel - I get a warning that this is dangerous - due to initscipts. Any 
> tips on how to resolve? Would save me a juicy 77mb space!
> Trel
> [root@nmt-pc sources.list.d]# apt-get remove 
> kernel#2.6.9-2.1.rdtV0.7.33_04.rhfc3.ccrma
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>   kernel#2.6.9-2.1.rdtV0.7.33_04.rhfc3.ccrma
> kernel-module-alsa-2.6.9-2.1.rdtV0.7.33_04.rhfc3.ccrma#1.0.7-1.cvs.rhfc3.ccr
>   a
> WARNING: The following essential packages will be removed
> This should NOT be done unless you know exactly what you are doing!
>   kernel#2.6.9-2.1.rdtV0.7.33_04.rhfc3.ccrma (due to initscripts)
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 removed and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 77.4MB disk space will be freed.
> You are about to do something potentially harmful
> To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'
> ?] n
> Abort.

This happened to me as well. I don't know exactly why apt gets so upset.
We'd have to ask apt gurus (or take the time to think about it some more
:-) You can safely type the required phrase and remove those guys...

-- Fernando