[CentOS] Re: upgrade to 4.4 hangs

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat Sep 2 00:44:29 UTC 2006

On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 03:28:47PM -0600, Zube wrote:
> > 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

Okay, next theory:

  1) upgrade the kernel first
  2) reboot
  3) upgrade python-sqlite
  4) upgrade yum and sqlite and python-urlgrabber and whatever else
  5) upgrade everything else

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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