[CentOS] when to reboot after updates

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 20:21:48 UTC 2009


On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 2:10 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had done the --downloadonly - and the disconnect wasn't network
> related as other connections to the same site stayed up.  It seemed like
> something in the cleanup pass killed sshd - and the running yum, leaving
> a mess.  The transaction recovery list was mostly erasing the old
> packages.   But, this only happened on one machine out of many upgraded
> in exactly the same way so I don't really understand it.
>
> --
>   Les Mikesell
>    lesmikesell at gmail.com
>

Sounds like something else interfered.  I wouldn't blame this on updating.

But yeah: screen.  I used to write database update scripts that would
refuse to run unless the user was running in a screen session.


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