[CentOS] yum erase fails

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Sep 12 14:22:04 UTC 2008

Pintér Tibor wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I am trying to erase an rpm with yum erase.  It fails:
>> service hipfw does not support chkconfig
>> Removed: hipl-firewall.i386 0:
>> Complete!
>> And it is not removed....
>> If I try with rpm -e, I get the same error message.
>> So how do I remove this rpm?
> --noscripts ?

and, since it apparently doesn't' support chkconfig, you likely will 
need to manually clean out /etc/rc.d/rc?.d/???hipfw

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