[CentOS] Yum loses memory when kernel is upgraded

Jussi Hirvi greenspot at greenspot.fi
Tue Nov 4 10:17:23 UTC 2008

Jim Perrin (jperrin at gmail.com) kirjoitteli (3.11.2008 16:18):

> Never seen this sort of 'forgetfulness'. Could you provide a bit more
> detail as to which version of centos5 you're running, and the full
> output of 'rpm -V yum centos-release' and the outpuf of 'uname -a'

Hm, my CentOS 5 is pretty recent, I believe 5.2, but cannot find this
stated... Hope this helps:

[root at mail ~]# cat /etc/issue
CentOS release 5 (Final)
Kernel \r on an \m

[root at mail ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS release 5.2 (Final)

[root at mail ~]# rpm -V yum centos-release
.......T c /etc/logrotate.d/yum
S.5....T c /etc/yum.conf
S.5....T c /etc/issue
S.5....T c /etc/issue.net
.......T c /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
S.5....T c /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo
S.5....T c /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Media.repo

[root at mail ~]# uname -a
Linux mail.greenspot.fi 2.6.18-53.1.21.el5 #1 SMP Tue May 20 09:34:18 EDT
2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux


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