[Yum] Issue with cElementTree.so

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Mon Apr 2 11:11:08 UTC 2012

On 04/02/2012 11:34 AM, Rahul ShubhraMandal wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am having following problem while running yum,
> There was a problem importing one of the Python modules
> required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was:
>     /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/yum/cElementTree.so: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory
> 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:
> 2.3.4 (#1, Feb  2 2005, 11:44:13)
> [GCC 3.4.3 20041212 (Red Hat 3.4.3-9.EL4)]
> If you cannot solve this problem yourself, please go to
> the yum faq at:
>    http://yum.baseurl.org/wiki/Faq
> Looking for your input,

Try installing python-elementtree, which you can find here:


Standard reminder: you appear to be using EL4, which has reached end of 
life and is no longer supported.


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