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Oracle Linux: Updating uptrack-updates Shows "Cannot Find Ksplice Uptrack Information For Your Kernel Version" (Doc ID 2252609.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.11 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


 During a manual ksplice upgrade, the error below  appears:

# yum install uptrack-updates
Updating : uptrack-updates-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek.x86_64-20170404-0.noarch 1/2
Cannot find Ksplice Uptrack information for your kernel version
(3.8.13-118.13.3.el6uek.x86_64 #2 SMP Fri Oct 21 14:30:26 PDT 2016).
Have you installed the uptrack-updates package containing updates for this kernel?
Please contact with questions.
Cleanup : uptrack-updates-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek.x86_64-20170309-0.noarch 2/2
Verifying : uptrack-updates-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek.x86_64-20170404-0.noarch 1/2
Verifying : uptrack-updates-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek.x86_64-20170309-0.noarch 2/2

uptrack-updates-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek.x86_64.noarch 0:20170404-0




The uptrack-updates for running kernel 3.8.13-118.13.3.el6uek.x86_64 is not installed. On this system is the same version for current and "effective" kernel. 

The running kernel is what is reported by "uname -r" and  does not change after adding ksplices.  The "effective" kernel is reported by "uptrack-uname -r" and is intended for user information about what security patch level is in effect.


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