[CentOS] Solved : Yum errors

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jul 3 22:16:56 UTC 2008


on 7-3-2008 2:10 PM Scott Silva spake the following:
> on 7-3-2008 2:00 PM Karanbir Singh spake the following:
>> Scott Silva wrote:
>>> Is this the problem ^^^^^
>>> /var/cache/yum/updates/packages exists and has same owner/perms as all
>>> the other dirs in the cache folder, although the double backslash looks
>>> suspicious to me.
>>
>> you have something quite broken on the machine, check for non centos s/w
>> installed, and rpm -V check the installed pkgs, specially yum and python
>> and all the bits they need.
>>
>> how about drive space / permissions etc ?
>>
> I think I have it solved. A backup script was munging a directory in the 
> yum cache. This run seems to be going without error.
> 
Boy do I feel stoopid!
Working now.



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