[CentOS-devel] Yum futex lockup upgrading from 4.0 to 4.1

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Sat Jun 18 04:19:54 UTC 2005


On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 23:34 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > All my previous tests were from a fully upgraded 4.0 machine, and for
> > those I had no trouble. With this one, a stock 4.0 machine with
> > no upgrades, yum locked. Might be worth trying to reproduce it.
> > Another interesting fact is that this was my only machine with SELinux
> > active, but I'm still betting on a python/yum related problem.
> 
> And you'd lose that bet.
> 
> FUTEX lock happens between the kernel, rpm and bsddb.
> 
> go check out red hat bugzilla to look for the bugs reported on this
> problem.
> 
> -sv
> 

Here is a RH bugzilla entry:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=145021

I have not specifically seen this issue yet.

I will see if I can reproduce it though.
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