[CentOS] yum update success+failure

Tue Sep 30 15:56:07 UTC 2014
Gilbert Sebenste <sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu>

On Tue, 30 Sep 2014, ken wrote:

> Just doing "yum update" on two machines (and only two), both centos 5.10, one 
> of them updated something like 22 packages, the other just 4.  Packages which 
> were updated on the first, but didn't get updated on the second machine 
> include: gcc, httpd, kernel-2.6.18-398.el5, and probably a couple more. 
> Trying the update on the second machine again (a few times), it always ends, 
> "No Packages marked for Update".
> So now the first has:
> gcc-4.1.2-55.el5
> httpd-2.2.3-91.el5.centos
> kernel-2.6.18-371.12.1.el5.centos.plus
> while the second has:
> gcc-4.1.2-54.el5
> httpd-2.2.3-87.el5.centos
> kernel-2.6.18-371.11.1.el5
> WTH???

Looks like the server you were getting the updates from has an incomplete 
sync, or is in the process of syncing. Do a 'yum clean all", and try again
later today.


Gilbert Sebenste                                                    ********
(My opinions only!)                                                  ******