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Re: Two yum issues for F8



On Nov 12, 2007 2:59 PM, Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com> wrote:
> After I got the test3 install done, before doing anything else I changed
> the you config to keep things in the cache after install or upgrade.
> This lets me avoid pulling them more than once. Didn't work, nothing
> left in cache after big 400+ package upgrade.
>
> Several days later... did another update, everything in /var/cache/yum
> as desired, didn't change a thing... WTF? Anyone have an idea why the
> first batch didn't get kept?
>
> Strongly related: I eventually wind up with many copies of versions of
> rpms and related in the cache directory. Is there some inobvious option
> to release all but the latest version? I found out several ways to
> release everything, that's obviously not what I want.
>
> --
> Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com>

A wild guess on my part is installonlyn has changed. Read the text for
installonlyn in /etc/yum.conf. I set installonlyn=0 so that I can keep
as many copies of the kernel as I desire.
Let the list know if that fixes your problem.


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