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



On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> 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.
>
> There was a bug in an early F11 kernel which would cause this sort of
> thing on ext4.  Was your box upgrading from the original alpha kernel?

  i believe it was, yes.

rday
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