Installed new openvz container with centos 6.4 64bit

Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package kernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-431.el6 will be installed
--> Processing Dependency: kernel-firmware >= 2.6.32-431.el6 for package: kernel-2.6.32-431.el6.x86_64
Package kernel-firmware-2.6.32-431.el6.noarch is obsoleted by vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab083.2.noarch which is already installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: kernel-2.6.32-431.el6.x86_64 (base)
Requires: kernel-firmware >= 2.6.32-431.el6
Installed: vzkernel-firmware-2.6.32-042stab083.2.noarch (@openvz-kernel-rhel6)
kernel-firmware = 2.6.32-358.23.2.el6
Available: kernel-firmware-2.6.32-431.el6.noarch (base)
kernel-firmware = 2.6.32-431.el6
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

1 Answer 1


You cannot install a stock kernel on a OpenVZ guest. Do not attempt to do so.

  • I am only installing cpanel dnsonly software though?
    – user148117
    Dec 4, 2013 at 0:10
  • 1
    Probably better not to use OpenVZ at all. Dec 4, 2013 at 0:12

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