[CentOS] yum update killed on cleanup stage - anything to worry about?

Robert kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Sat Mar 25 18:45:49 UTC 2006


Will McDonald wrote:

>On 25/03/06, Matt Arnilo S. Baluyos (Mailing Lists)
><matt.baluyos.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Hello everyone,
>>
>>I had to kill yum while it's on the cleanup stage (somehow it stalled
>>so i killed it).
>>
>>Should I be worried about anything in this situation? If so, how do I
>>go about fixing it?
>>    
>>
>
>I had to do that on one of our servers the other day after a 4.2 ->
>4.3 Yum update. I was a little worried but after reboot the system
>seemed fine.
>
>Eep. Actually, checking more closely, I appear to have ended up in the
>same state as Dave in the "futex.. How to remove lots of duplicate
>packages" thread...
>
>http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2006-March/thread.html#21387
>
>I have a bunch of duplicate packages I'm going to have to sort through
>manually and remove the older versions...
>
>rpm -qa --qf "%{NAME}.%{arch}\n" | sort | uniq -d
>apr.i386
>audit.i386
>autofs.i386
>  
>
<<snip>>

>ypbind.i386
>yum.noarch
>
>Crap. :)
>
>Will.
>  
>
Indeed. "Crap" and its alias.  I had a similar experience in updating 
4.1 -->  4.2 and wound up reinstalling and restoring data in my /home 
directory.   :-(

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