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Re: monstrous failure of "yum update" on fedora 11 alpha



On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 09:31 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, seth vidal wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 04:59 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > i decided to "yum update" my f11 alpha system and, after downloading
> > > some 1500 packages, it went to work, unpacking about 500 packages
> > > before every single package after that generated an unpacking error.
> > >
> > >   has anyone else had a successful "yum update"?
> > >
> > > rday
> > >
> > >
> > > p.s.  weirdly, some later packages are generating errors of "Couldn't
> > > create temporary file, no space left on device" but I went with the
> > > default filesystem layout so I have one large 80G root filesystem that
> > > isn't even *close* to being full.
> > >
> >
> > 1. can you open a bug report?
> > 2. can you put it in the full output you were seeing.
> >
> > Since I've not been inundated with bug reports with anything like this
> > it sure seems like you have a special case.
> 
>   before i did the big update, i did the much smaller:
> 
>   # yum update rpm*
>   # yum update yum
> 
> just to make sure i was working with the latest and greatest.  i need
> to keep this box functioning for the next day or so but, after that,
> i'll try it again and send in the results.
> 
>   could it, in fact, be having only 1G of RAM?
> 

not likely.

PLEASE FILE A BUG.

-sv



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