[CentOS] CentOS-6.7 problem updating kernel

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Mon May 9 14:26:06 UTC 2016


We have four identical hardware system.  On one of them the most
recent kernel update yields this error:

# yum history info 332
Loaded plugins: etckeeper, fastestmirror, priorities
Transaction ID : 332
Begin time     : Wed May  4 10:21:07 2016
Begin rpmdb    : 831:9ef9185577e3d2adb2d1ff0045619e1e0d9ed23a
User           : root <root>
Return-Code    : ** Aborted **
Command Line   : update -y
Transaction performed with:
    Installed     rpm-4.8.0-47.el6.x86_64                       @base
    Installed     yum-3.2.29-69.el6.centos.noarch               @base
    Installed     yum-metadata-parser-1.1.2-16.el6.x86_64       @base
    Installed     yum-plugin-fastestmirror-1.1.30-30.el6.noarch @base
Packages Altered:
 ** Updated initscripts-9.03.49-1.el6.centos.4.x86_64  @updates
    Update              9.03.49-1.el6.centos.5.x86_64  installed
 ** Erase   kernel-2.6.32-573.7.1.el6.x86_64           @updates
    Install kernel-2.6.32-573.26.1.el6.x86_64          installed
 ** Updated kernel-firmware-2.6.32-573.22.1.el6.noarch @updates
    Update                  2.6.32-573.26.1.el6.noarch installed
 ** Updated kernel-headers-2.6.32-573.22.1.el6.x86_64  @updates
    Update                 2.6.32-573.26.1.el6.x86_64  installed
 ** Updated perf-2.6.32-573.22.1.el6.x86_64            @updates
    Update       2.6.32-573.26.1.el6.x86_64            installed
Scriptlet output:
   1 error: %posttrans(kernel-2.6.32-573.26.1.el6.x86_64) scriptlet
failed, signal 1
   2 /sbin/dracut: line 1:  7063 Hangup                  ! ( umask
077; cd "$initdir"; find . | cpio -R 0:0 -H newc -o --quiet | $gzip
-9 > "$outfile" )
history info


Any ideas as to what happened and how to fix it?

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