[CentOS] Why is yum not liked by some?

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Tue Sep 6 12:43:01 UTC 2005

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Tim Edwards wrote:

> John Newbigin wrote:
> > I also think yum is too slow.
> I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks that. After using urpmi at home on
> Mandrake with more than 11000 packages in the configured repos I can say that
> yum is definately far slower with only ~4000 packages in configured repos. The
> whole "Setting up Repos" and "Reading repository metadata in from local files"
> is a real drag.

Check if you have enough memory in the system. I experienced that Yum 
needs more than 192MB of RAM.

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