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



On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 13:35 -0600, Jerry Amundson wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Michal Jaegermann <michal harddata com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 09:16:52AM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >> On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Riku Seppälä wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > 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 ...
> >
> > I doubt it.  I have 512M in my test machine and I went through a
> > recent transaction of around 1400 packages without any troubles.
> >
> > An old laptop which used to have 256M of memory was just awfully
> > slow with yum updates (it does not run rawhide but Fedora).  Now I
> > found a fitting module, which doubled that memory, and updates got
> > much faster.
> >
> > I would start with
> >
> >   yum update rpm\* yum\*
> >
> > before going with the rest.
> 
> I would *really*, *really* like to see yum just do that automagically!
> Anyone know if that's been bz'd?
> I searched, but am not patient enough right now for my 900+ bug "yum"
> search, nor to fine tune it.
> 

Like I said before - we could do it - up to a point where a new rpm and
yum needs a new glibc which pulls in THE WORLD.

then you're no better off.

-sv



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