[CentOS] Yum loses memory when kernel is upgraded
Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Wed Nov 5 13:09:59 UTC 2008
Jussi Hirvi wrote:
> Jim Perrin (jperrin at gmail.com) kirjoitteli (4.11.2008 15:23):
>> You (and your /etc/redhat-release) say 5.2, but your kernel says 5.1
>> (5.2 shipped with 2.6.18-92)
> Hm, ok.
> "yum update kernel" did not see anything to update (that's just because the
> present problem: kernel was not listed in the rpm dbs). So I did "yum list
> kernel" and based on that, "yum install kernel.i686".
> This time the kernel update did not erase the rpm db's (or whatever
> happened, on two kernel updates before this).
> So it seems that my system is now cured, at least for now... Don't know why.
Sounds like your RPM database was corrupted. If so, there may well be
other problems lurking. I'd try:
Should not hurt, and may well help avoid other problems.
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