[Yum] help on running yum on redhat 8.0

Bill Fung ccbill at ust.hk
Thu Apr 22 06:14:14 UTC 2004


Thanks sv. I got the following message after I ran "rpm -V yum".
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S.5....T c /etc/yum.conf
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/archwork.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/callback.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/clientStuff.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/comps.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/config.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/failover.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/i18n.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/keepalive.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/logger.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/nevral.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/pkgaction.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/progress_meter.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/rpmUtils.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/urlgrabber.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/yumcomps.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/yumlock.pyc
S.5....T   /usr/share/yum/yummain.pyc
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Is there anything wrong?

Here is my yum.conf:
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[main]
cachedir=/var/cache/yum
debuglevel=2
logfile=/var/log/yum.log
pkgpolicy=newest
exactarch=1
#exclude=kernel*
                                                                                                                                                             

[base]
name=Red Hat Linux $releasever base
baseurl=http://download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/os/$basearch
baseurl=http://mirror.physics.ncsu.edu/mirror/download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/os/$basearch
gpgcheck=1
                                                                                                                                                             

[updates]
name=Red Hat Linux $releasever updates
baseurl=http://download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/updates/$basearch
baseurl=http://mirror.physics.ncsu.edu/mirror/download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/updates/$basearch
gpgcheck=1
                                                                                                                                                             

#[updates-testing]
#name=Red Hat Linux $releasever updates-testing
#baseurl=http://download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/updates-testing/$basearch
#baseurl=http://mirror.physics.ncsu.edu/mirror/download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/updates-testing/$basearch
#gpgcheck=1
                                                                                                                                                             

[legacy-utils]
name=Fedora Legacy utilities for Red Hat Linux $releasever
baseurl=http://download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/legacy-utils/$basearch
baseurl=http://mirror.physics.ncsu.edu/mirror/download.fedoralegacy.org/redhat/$releasever/legacy-utils/$basearch
gpgcheck=1
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Thanks a lot for your kind help.

Bill

seth vidal wrote:

>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?
>
>run this:
>rpm -V yum
>
>just to check out the package.
>-sv
>
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