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RE: [rhelv5-list] Alternate for /var/cache/yum?



Excellent - even better... and another obviousd place I should have
looked. I need more sleep :)

Thanks,

Kevin

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 10:03 AM
To: Collins, Kevin [Beeline]
Subject: Re: [rhelv5-list] Alternate for /var/cache/yum?

you can change the "cachedir" value in your /etc/yum.conf file.

  cachedir=/var/cache/yum


  - Rick


------------ Original Message ------------
> Date: Thursday, May 22, 2008 09:22:12 AM -0700
> From: "Collins, Kevin [Beeline]" <KCollins chevron com>
> To: rhelv5-list redhat com
> Subject: [rhelv5-list] Alternate for /var/cache/yum?
> 
> Ok, I tried updating from RHEL5u1 to RHEL5u2 yesterday and failed
> when /var filled. Looks like yum used about 450MB of space in
> /var/cache/yum and still had not finished downloading all the
> packages...
> 
> So, my question is (and I already checked the man pages but did not
> see anything): how can I tell yum to use a different filesystem to
> store the downloaded RPMs (or the entire cache, for that matter)?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Kevin

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