[CentOS] CentOS 5 hung while "Checking dependencies..."

Rob van der Heij rvdheij at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 14:53:38 UTC 2007

On 6/15/07, Radu-Cristian FOTESCU <beranger5ca at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> > The install hangs in "Checking dependencies in packages selected for
> > installation..." with the bar at 3/4 or so. I thought this was because
> > I took the offer to upgrade my CentOS 4 installation, but it hangs at
> > the same spot for a new install, even when I do not tamper with the
> > selected packages.
> Have you been patient enough? On some low-end CPUs it may take up to 15-20 minutes to solve dependencies!

Can one ever be patient enough :-)  But I had lunch, walked the dog
and left it sitting there for several hours. Took a few minutes to get
to 3/4 or the bar, and then it sat there for hours.


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