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Re: yum update doesn't do anyting



On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, Paul Johnson wrote:

> I have an FC4 system on which I've installed some rpms from fedora-test. 
>   I turned on the nightly update yum but it never does anything. I left 
> the mirror-style repos settings in there, the only change I made in the 
> /etc/yum.repos/* files was to change enabled to 1.  I administer 4 
> machines that are all about the same hardware and OS, and on one or two 
> of them, the updates will be found & installed, but not the others. 
> There are no errors in /var/log/*.
> 
> How can I troubleshoot this?

Does /var/lock/subsys/yum exist?? If not yum will not run from the daily
cron job. Have a look at /etc/cron.daily/yum and /etc/init.d/yum for details.

Regards,

Tom Diehl		tdiehl rogueind com		Spamtrap address mtd123 rogueind com


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