[CentOS] yum upgrade 4.3 -> current ?

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Tue Jun 10 23:31:03 UTC 2008

Chris Boyd wrote:
> Got a box running 4.3 x86 and we're trying up get it updated to 4.6, but 
> yum is consuming all available memory (1GB) and swap (2GB), and then the 
> oom starts killing processes.
> I've disabled all the optional repositories, done  yum clean all, and 
> still have the same problem even if I try to just update a specific 
> package.
> Google got me this link, but no obvious resolution:
> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?forum=8&topic_id=5588&viewmode=flat 
> Any pointers appreciated.

Backup, format, install, restore. ;-)

Florin Andrei


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