[CentOS] EMERGENCY: Server Crash

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 18:01:45 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 12:40 PM, Victor Subervi
<victorsubervi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi;
> I went to install some s/w and it looked like there was a problem with
> openssl. So I decided to uninstall it (yum remove) and reinstall it. When I
> went to reinstall, I discovered I couldn't use yum. Then I discovered:

Oh my.
You do realize that a "yum erase" will gladly remove packages
dependent on that package?  On my system, "yum erase openssl" will
remove 433 other packages.

Easiest thing may be to grab the install media and manually install
the yum package, then use yum to re-install the rest.

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