[Yum] (root)# yum: says No module named yum

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 13:11:29 UTC 2005


On 12/1/05, Prasad J Pandit <prasad at ncb.ernet.in> wrote:
>
>     Hello all,
> I'm using machine running FC3, and today, I did the fresh installations of
> yum-2.4.1, after installing Python-2.4.2. Now when I run yum it says the
> following...
>
> *************************************************************
> There was a problem importing one of the Python modules
> required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was:
>
>     No module named yum
>
> Please install a package which provides this module, or
> verify that the module is installed correctly.
>
> It's possible that the above module doesn't match the
> current version of Python, which is:
> 2.4.2 (#1, Dec  1 2005, 17:49:39)
> [GCC 3.4.4 20050721 (Red Hat 3.4.4-2)]
>
> If you cannot solve this problem yourself, please go to
> the yum faq at:
>    http://wiki.linux.duke.edu/YumFaq
> ************************************************************
>
>    Could someone tell me, how can I make yum run ??
>

You did not install yum correctly. Please consult the wiki, or rebuild
the yum source rpm. It's in the faq.

> --
> regards
>     -Prasad
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Jim Perrin
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