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Re: Issue with yum updating



On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 08:04 -0800, Patrick Topping wrote:
> I have tried that but getting the following error:
> 
> ptopping tonic
> [/home/ptopping]$ sudo yum clean metadata
> Loading "kernel-module" plugin
> Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
> Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running as pid 12657.
> Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to
> exit...
> Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to
> exit...
> 
> I have checked /var/run and there isn't a file yum.pid:
> 
> [root turtle log]# ls -l yum*
> -rw------- 1 root root 31917 2008-10-14 06:24 yum.log
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 30874 2008-01-22 13:29 yum.log-20080123
> -rw------- 1 root root 31661 2008-04-24 08:09 yum.log-20080424
> 
> Any thoughts...????

# pkill yum

(or "pgrep -fl yum" to check, and then pkill).

poc

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