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Re: recover from broken yum transaction



On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 07:05:37 -0300,
  Alexandre Oliva <aoliva redhat com> wrote:
> 
> In a slightly different scenario: I often find that, if the ssh
> connection from which I start 'yum update' is broken for whatever
> reason (say the machine from which I started reboots or so), yum gets
> an error posting its progress reports, and then it starts removing
> lots and lots of packages to keep dependencies from being unmet.

Use screen. If the connection gets broken you can reconnect to the screen
terminal from a new one. It is also a good idea to do this when running
yum inside an xterm as upgrades occassionally toast the x server.


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