[PlanetCCRMA] Kernel updates

Michael Gurevich gurevich@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Wed May 10 20:42:02 2006

I'm having the very same problem. Other than simply not installing these 2 
kernels and associate kernel-module-alsa, I can't make make it work. Did 
anyone come up with a solution?

On Sun, 7 May 2006, Nigel Henry wrote:

> On Sunday 07 May 2006 00:11, Joe Curtis wrote:
>> HI,
>> My latest visit to Synaptic gave me the following error:
>> APT system reports:
>> E: Failed
>> adding
>> /var/cache/apt/archives/kernel#2.6.16-1.2080.13.rdt.rhfc4.ccrma_2.6.16-1.20
>> 80.13.rdt.rhfc4.ccrma_i686.rpm to transaction (install) E: Failed adding
>> /var/cache/apt/archives/kernel#2.6.16-1.2069%
>> 5fFC4_2.6.16-1.2069%5fFC4_i686.rpm to transaction (install)
>> E: Transaction set check failed
>> I was quite keen to get a kernel module above 2.6.14 as 2.6.15 and above
>> have an mppe module (needed for a pptp vpn connection) built into the
>> kernel.
>> any help would be much appreciated.
>> Joe Curtis
> Hi Joe. The only time I had the "Transaction check failed" was with doing the
> updates after installing FC3. An apt-get dist-upgrade brought up that error,
> but doing an apt-get upgrade first resolved that problem. This is obviously
> not your problem. I'm trying a download for the kernel you want at the
> moment, but have selected in synaptic the kernel alsa module, which picks up
> the kernel you want, and another one for some reason. Be carefull to check
> the version of the kernel alsa modules, and which kernels they are going to
> download with it. The 4 kernel alsa modules all appear the same on the
> synaptic list. The first one on the list seems to match up with the kernel
> you want, and is the one I'm downloading on dialup at the moment.
> It's also worth looking at /var/cache/apt/archives/partial . If you have lost
> your Internet connection while updating, there may be a partially downloaded
> package there. An apt-get dist-upgrade should pick that up, and complete the
> download, thus clearing the way for future downloads.
> 70% done on kernel#2.6.16-1.2069_FC4, thats the extra one, and no idea why
> thats being installed as well. Nigel.
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