[CentOS] Re: Yet another yum/rpm update problem

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Oct 2 21:31:43 UTC 2006

Alfred von Campe spake the following on 10/2/2006 2:14 PM:
> I am in the process of updating a dozen or so workstations from CentOS
> 4.3 to CentOS 4.4.  I set up a local YUM repository, and have been able
> to successfully update all systems except for one.  Both yum and rpm
> either hang or core dump on this system.  I've done a "yum clean all"
> and an "rpm --rebuilddb" (after deleting the __db files).  I was able to
> successfully update yum itself, but now even a "yum --version" or "rpm
> -q yum" hang and can only be killed with a "kill -9 <pid>".
> Any suggestions on how to proceed?  I had no problems on any of the
> other systems, and they were all configured the same way.  I wonder if I
> may have screwed up when trying to clean up the RPM database (I was
> following instructions posted a few months ago to this mailing list)...
> Alfred
When you updated yum, did you also update sqlite and the other yum
dependencies at the same time?


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