James Pearson wrote: > Ken Smith wrote: > >> On both the faulty system and a good one, yum appears to hunt for >> various versions of python files. >> >> Anyone with more knowledge than I have of system calls, is there a clue >> in here? >> > You could try flushing the file system cache: > > echo 3> /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches > > (or reboot) and try again ? > > James Pearson > Hi James, brilliant "echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches" worked. So does that mean that there wasn't enough free memory for yum to run? Thanks Ken -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.