[CentOS] yum consumes machine (load average soars to 47)

Tue Sep 5 12:39:29 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>

On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 09:29 +0000, Joseph Haig wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Daniel Senie <dts at senie.com>
> To: centos at centos.org
> Sent: Tuesday, 5 September, 2006 10:00:49 AM
> Subject: [CentOS] yum consumes machine (load average soars to 47)
> I was using yum to update packages a few nights ago on one of my 
> servers. The update of rpm packages appeared to die. Since then, 
> <snip>

In the thread that start here


There are not only a couple different ways to do the update safely, but
instructions that help if certain rpm abberations have been caused by
the abortive first attempt.