[CentOS] yum update via NX connection?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 19:48:43 UTC 2008


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Somewhere in the process of doing a yum update from a terminal window
> open in an NX/freenx desktop session, the whole session blew up -
> perhaps when ssh restarted or when freenx was updated.  The yum update
> did not complete beyond that point and the session was gone when I
> reconnected.   Is that supposed to happen?  (Centos 5.x)

Yes, it does happen.  For more details, please see (warning, very long thread):

http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?viewmode=flat&topic_id=17166&forum=37

If you now have a broken rpm database because of the interrupted yum
session, the thread has a remedy for that.

Akemi / toracat


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