[CentOS] yum-updatesd not working on CentOS 5.2

Johnny Hughes jhughes at hughesjr.com
Mon Jul 7 14:51:03 UTC 2008


Santi Saez wrote:
> 
> Dear Srs,
> 
> yum-updatesd-0.9-2.el5 appears that it's not working on freshly 
> installed CentOS 5.2, using:
> 
> # rpm -qa "yum*"
> yum-metadata-parser-1.1.2-2.el5
> yum-updatesd-0.9-2.el5
> yum-3.2.8-9.el5.centos.2.1
> yum-fastestmirror-1.1.10-9.el5.centos
> 
> I see some bugs ([1], [2] and [3]) in the bug tracker, and more info 
> related to other distros like Fedora, etc.. with the same problem.
> 
> yum-updatesd does not automatically update in CentOS 5.2, is there any 
> patch for this? anyone using this daemon for Yum?
> 
> This is the configuration file:
> 
> # grep -v "#" /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf
> [main]
> run_interval = 60
> updaterefresh = 60
> emit_via = email
> email_to = santi at example.com
> email_from = centos at example.com
> do_update = yes
> do_download = yes
> do_download_deps = yes
> 
> Regards,
> 
> [1] http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2039
> [2] http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2592
> [3] http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2560

yum-updatesd does not install updates, it tells you they are available.

yum-cron (or a batch file you create with a 'yum -y upgrade' ) would be 
needed to actually upgrade the system.

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