[CentOS] yum update fails: CentOS 5.2

Spiro Harvey spiro at knossos.net.nz
Mon Jan 12 20:24:15 UTC 2009

> tried deleting /var/lib/rpm/__* after killing all yum processes?

Yum has command line options to do its housecleaning which I would
try first. 

yum help clean

What does deleting the __db files do that the yum clean all doesn't?
(which I notice doesn't delete those specific files)

Spiro Harvey                  Knossos Networks Ltd
021-295-1923                    www.knossos.net.nz
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