[Yum] Yum service hangs

Jürgen Möllenhoff jm at tp1.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Wed Sep 1 18:48:22 UTC 2004

Michael Stenner wrote:

> I would suspect network rather than than rpmdb.  I don't thing rpm
> uses any sub-processes that it could conceivably be connecting TO,
> though?  Seth?  Are you using ftp or http?
> If multiple people are having the same problem, I'd love to find out
> more.  However, I'll need to be able to recreate it locally.

I have this problem often and no I don't use slow repos and I don't use 
ftp-repos (all http). Yum just sits there and the connection is dead 
(you can even cut the network), the only solution is to kill the 
Yum-process and I agree is not rpmdb related (the rpmdb is okay) it's a 
network problem.



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