[Yum] yum -C update

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Wed May 8 10:04:31 UTC 2013

On Mon, 06 May 2013 10:21:10 -0400
James Antill <james-yum at and.org> wrote:

> Frank Murphy <frankly3d at gmail.com> writes:
> > yum -C update
> > Will this cause yum be used without 
> > writing  all the metadata locally?
>  -C basically says "operate from out of the cache", or in other
> words "don't try to use the network".

The only network  activity would be a shared nfs cache.
With all installed rpms on any box being downloaded with
relevant  (hostname -s).list as cronjob

> > Just install the downloaded rpms
> > Which is the desired result in this case?
>  If all the rpms are already download (Eg. via. a previous
> --downloadonly operation) then, yeh this should work fine.

Going this way, as the only box that needs to be on 
continually is the yum-lan-cache box.

Thanks for the reply James.

Frank - I check for new mail app. 20min

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