[CentOS] yum upgrade 4.3 -> current ?
craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Jun 4 22:44:54 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 16:51 -0500, Chris Boyd wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2008, at 4:43 PM, William L. Maltby wrote:
> > Processing a huge number of dependancies (very likely going from
> > 4.3->4.6) will use huge amounts. I would first upgrade yum itself
> > (IIRC,
> > the sqlite changed).
> Tried that with a "yum -y update yum" but we're still getting clobbered.
> > Then, pay attention to the dependancy processing output and pick a few
> > packages at a time to upgrade. After a few passes like this, you
> > should
> > be able to revert to the normal update processing.
> Good suggestion--I'll remember that if I ever get to the point where
> it's starting to work :-)
> > Another strategy that might or might not work is to go to runlevel 3
> > (telinit 3) that eliminates all the graphical stuff and run from a
> > normal VT. If you don't have swap enabled, make a swap partition or
> > file
> > of decent size and try that.
> We're already there--no X is installed or running. Swap partition is
> set to 2GB--I suppose that I could add another swap file and see if
> that gets me over the hump.
> Yum is choking at the point where it print the first "processing
kill off any rpm/yum processes...
then try yum
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