[CentOS] Yum Segfaulting

Wed Dec 19 08:18:52 UTC 2012
Ken Smith <kens at kensnet.org>

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?



This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.