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



On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Riku Seppälä wrote:

> Martin Sourada wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 04:59 -0500, 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
> > >
> > >
> > I've had. About over 700MiB of download on 7GiB / (with about 50 % of
> > available space there) went almost smooth. I've had to update glib by
> > hand (yum didn't want to replace the i386 version with i586 one, instead
> > tried to have both and thus failed on depsolving). I also updated rpm
> > and yum first, as a precaution.
> >
> > Martin
> >
> Just curious how much memory you have? I only have 1GB and I was thinking
> could that be the problem.
> http://lists.rpm.org/pipermail/rpm-announce/2009-February/000016.html

  it is, in fact, 1G.  so that could be an issue?  uh oh ...

rday
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