[arch-general] 'base' package install with non-updated linux-kernel

Justin Capella justincapella at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 02:25:19 UTC 2019

You don't need to install the Linux package. I think generally that's why
it was removed from base. You might look into using pacman.conf IgnorePkg
to prevent upgrades... But I will try to post on that thread, it may not be
an issue with the kernel. So check there shortly

On Sat, Oct 19, 2019, 6:53 PM riveravaldez via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> because of this problem [1] (apparently a kernel/driver/hardware
> issue?) I'm forced to stay on linux-5.2.14-arch2-1 right now.
> My question is: should/can I anyway install the 'base' package anyway
> as explained in [2]?
> Thanks a lot
> [1] https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=249330
> [2]
> https://www.archlinux.org/news/base-group-replaced-by-mandatory-base-package-manual-intervention-required/

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