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Re: yum update doesn't!



Quoting Dave <fedora-user nospam dnsalias org>:

> Newest problem ... since several have suggested updating my system
> would solve
> some issues, I tried it. "yum update" goes through, identifies all
> the
> packages that need updating (I assume--I didn't go through and
> manually
> verify), downloads all the packages (verified they're
> in /var/cache/yum/updates-released/packages), and then happily exits.
> But did
> it update anything? Nope. "yum check-updates" still lists everything
> that
> needed updating.
>
> Am I supposed to manually go into the directory and run "rpm -Uvh *"?
> I
> thought yum was supposed to handle all that?
>

Interesting.  I would tend to clear out the
/var/cache/yum/updates-released area and try just updating yum itself
first.  I beleive this can be done by executing "yum update yum".  Who
knows... maybe yum needs an update to work?

Good luck!

MWood


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