[CentOS] Re: upgrade to 4.4 hangs

Zube Zube at CS.ColoState.EDU
Fri Sep 1 21:28:47 UTC 2006

On Fri Sep 01 02:19:45 PM, Zube wrote:

> Following up to my own message, upgrades to 4.4 have been much smoother
> with:
> yum update yum sqlite python-sqlite ; yum update
> I've yet to experience a hang using this.  Many thanks to Karanbir Singh
> for the suggestion.

I spoke too soon.  This hung as well on another machine.  A trace of the 
process reveals the dreaded futex:

futex(0xaa2cd28, FUTEX_WAIT, 1, NULL

The machines where this happened are all identical:

Gateway E-1800, Celeron 1300 MHz stepping 01, Maxtor 2B020H1 ATA, 512 MB


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