[Yum] help on running yum on redhat 8.0
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Apr 22 04:31:49 UTC 2004
On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 10:03 +0800, Bill Fung wrote:
> I am running yum-2.0.3-5.rh.fr on redhat 8.0. Everytime I run "yum
> check-update", I got the error message "Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid:
> another copy is running. Aborting." . Actually, I got the same error
> message on ALL yum command except the help command "yum -h".
are you doing anything odd with /proc and/or /var/run?
rpm -V yum
just to check out the package.
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