2.5 Removing the Ksplice Enhanced Client Software

The following procedure describes how to remove the Ksplice Enhanced client software as. For information about switching between online and offline Ksplice Installations, see Section 3.6, “Switching Between Online and Offline Ksplice Uptrack Installation Modes”.

To remove the Ksplice Enhanced client software:

# yum -y remove ksplice

To remove the offline version of the Ksplice Enhanced client software from a system, type the following command:

# yum -y remove ksplice-offline

To remove the Ksplice aware versions of the glibc+openssl packages from the system, follow these steps:

  1. Unsubscribe the ol7_x86_64_userspace_ksplice channel from the Oracle Linux 7 yum repository and the ol6_x86_64_userspace_ksplice channel from the Oracle Linux 6 yum repository.

  2. Downgrade the Ksplice aware channels.

    # yum downgrade glibc{,-devel,-headers,-common} openssl{,-libs}
  3. You can then remove all other Ksplice packages.