[CentOS] Re: Network freezes - possibly yum?
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Mar 26 17:28:02 UTC 2007
Morten spake the following on 3/26/2007 9:54 AM:
> Hi. I have a CentOS 4.2 server running. I've just experience that it
> stops responding (http, ssh) when doing yum update pam xorg-x11 gnupg
> This has happened two times in a row, so I'm curious if anyone has
> experienced anything like this? Could it be yum or should I look for the
> explanation elsewhere?
> [root at machine ~]# yum update pam xorg-x11 gnupg
> Setting up Update Process
> Setting up repositories
> update 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
> base 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
> addons 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
> extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> And here everything stops. Any tips on troubleshooting? According to
> nmap port 80 is open.
> white:~ morten$ nmap -p 80 126.96.36.199
> Starting Nmap 4.10 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2007-03-26 18:53
> Interesting ports on 188.8.131.52:
> PORT STATE SERVICE
> 80/tcp open http
> Nmap finished: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 0.134 seconds
> But no HTTP traffic:
> white:~ morten$ wget 184.108.40.206
> --18:53:42-- http://220.127.116.11/
> => `index.html.1'
> Connecting to 18.104.22.168:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response...
> It just hangs. Any tips much appreciated. Thanks.
Is the server secure enough that you could disable firewall for a few minutes
and try the yum update again?
That would help eliminate the firewall as the problem.
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