Yum Check-update Doesn't Return Kernel Available For Update

(Doc ID 2350671.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The "yum check-update" and "yum list available" don't return any kernel available for update. But when running "yum install kernel-uek-3.8.13-x.x.x.el6uek" it is found.

Changes

System was recently updated to UEK R4.

Cause

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