[CentOS] yum-updatesd not working on CentOS 5.2
craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Jul 7 15:14:22 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-07-07 at 09:51 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Santi Saez wrote:
> > Dear Srs,
> > yum-updatesd-0.9-2.el5 appears that it's not working on freshly
> > installed CentOS 5.2, using:
> > # rpm -qa "yum*"
> > yum-metadata-parser-1.1.2-2.el5
> > yum-updatesd-0.9-2.el5
> > yum-3.2.8-9.el5.centos.2.1
> > yum-fastestmirror-1.1.10-9.el5.centos
> > I see some bugs (,  and ) in the bug tracker, and more info
> > related to other distros like Fedora, etc.. with the same problem.
> > yum-updatesd does not automatically update in CentOS 5.2, is there any
> > patch for this? anyone using this daemon for Yum?
> > This is the configuration file:
> > # grep -v "#" /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf
> > [main]
> > run_interval = 60
> > updaterefresh = 60
> > emit_via = email
> > email_to = santi at example.com
> > email_from = centos at example.com
> > do_update = yes
> > do_download = yes
> > do_download_deps = yes
> > Regards,
> >  http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2039
> >  http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2592
> >  http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2560
> yum-updatesd does not install updates, it tells you they are available.
> yum-cron (or a batch file you create with a 'yum -y upgrade' ) would be
> needed to actually upgrade the system.
FWIW Johnny...on Fedora yum-updatesd does indeed automatically install
updates if configured as above (not the default).
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