[Yum] yum updates and FC 6/7
frazida at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 21:19:14 UTC 2008
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> Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 13:26:19 -0500
> From: Brian Long <brilong at cisco.com>
> Subject: Re: [Yum] yum updates and FC 6/7
> To: "Yellowdog Updater, Modified" <yum at lists.dulug.duke.edu>
> Message-ID: <1200507979.3832.8.camel at brilong-lnx.cisco.com>
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> On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 11:17 -0500, Dave Frazier wrote:
> > Just want to confirm my understanding of a couple of points ...
> > I have an FC 6 instance where yum update no longer runs. I'm assuming
> > that this is because FC 6 is now de-supported.
> > My FC 7 instance is running as a web server and so is always on. It
> > seems as if I have to reboot the box to re-initiate the yum update
> > cycle. Am I missing something here?
> Why would you have to reboot? Do you get an error message when you run
> "yum update"? In some cases, yum-updatesd might have a lock in place
> which makes yum update fail. You can either wait for it to give up the
> lock or turn off yum-updatesd and run "yum update".
Thanks for your responses.
"yum update" worked (on the FC7 server).
(I'll check for locks if it happens in the future, though.)
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