[CentOS] Broken upgrade to 5.2

Tim Verhoeven tim.verhoeven.be at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 08:05:57 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 6:03 AM, Ian Blackwell <ian at ikel.id.au> wrote:
> I was upgrading a CentOS 5.1 box to 5.2 remotely, and I lost my ssh
> connection to the server.  Now when I rerun the "yum upgrade" it fails due
> to conflicts in the transaction check stage.  Before I dig myself a deeper
> hole, I think I need advice.  The original error I received was a conflict
> between python-devel and python, so I erased python-devel with the plan to
> install it again after, but now I'm getting more errors and I think I might
> be up to my neck and I've got that cold feeling on the back of my neck :-(
> I have the CentOS-Base repo enabled (base, updates, addons, extras &
> centosplus) and CentOS-Media --- but no others.

Could you post the output of the command "/bin/rpm -qa --qf
'%{name}-%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}.rpm\n'" ?


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