[CentOS] Yum update corrupted something badly - can only get access through SSH terminal or Webmin
dan at jlazyh.com
Wed Apr 22 18:18:07 UTC 2009
# rpm -uv glibc*
-uv: unknown option
Ok - so I go with -Uv instead
# rpm -Uv glibc*
error: File not found by glob: glibc*
But this is strange because I know that glib-2.0 is there - fairly
easy to confirm - is something missing?
# locate glibc
On Apr 22, 2009, at 12:08 PM, Rob Kampen wrote:
> Dan Roberts wrote:
>> thanks for the details - As the server lives in a closet without a
>> monitor on it or even easy access I opted for Webmin so as to have
>> the ability to get in and work with it.
>> I will resubscribe and get back into a better habit - I had been
>> checking every day a year ago, and then life got busy.
>> Things were fine, and I had no trouble the in January when i put a
>> monitor on it for some other reasons - but after the hang today it
>> now is stuck.
>> As my cut and past below indicates, the "yum clean all" results in
>> a consistent set of errors - any yum command seems to return the
>> same errors.
>> Regardless of how or why they were caused, the issue now is how to
>> clear them out so that I can actually get yum to work -
>> [root at trailrunner yum]# yum clean all
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "/usr/bin/yum", line 28, in ?
>> import yummain
>> File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 29, in ?
>> import cli
>> File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 30, in ?
>> import output
>> File "/usr/share/yum-cli/output.py", line 26, in ?
>> from i18n import _
>> ImportError: No module named i18n
>> [root at trailrunner yum]#
> there was an issue with the update to 5.3 in that the glibc
> libraries needed to be updated prior to the remainder otherwise rpm
> had issues - this is probably what yum is choking on
> #>rpm -uv glibc*
> after that try yum clean all and then see what happens
>> On Apr 22, 2009, at 11:15 AM, Jim Perrin wrote:
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