[CentOS] centos 5.5 -software updater-break in download

Tris Hoar trishoar at bgfl.org
Thu Nov 25 16:54:59 UTC 2010

On 25/11/2010 16:44, Johan Scheepers wrote:
> Good day,
> New to centos,
> New install .
> Using - Software updater
> While updating - downloading 73 updates there was a break in the download.
> The break happened close to the end.
> Now when using software updater again will it start all over again?
> Go on where the break happened?
> Could not find on google this issue
> Kindly some advice please.
> Thanks,   Regards
> Johan
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Hi Johan,

Yum should just re-download the required packages.
As Yum downloads data it stores it in /var/cache/yum/**repo** (where 
repo is a subfolder for each repository)
If you wish to remove this cache you can run something like
yum clean all.



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