alan at clueserver.org
Mon Feb 25 20:23:39 UTC 2008
> On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 10:56 -0800, Alan wrote:
>> I am encountering a problem that needs some sort of fix. Not urgent,
>> it is something that eventually needs to be solved.
>> I have a laptop that has heat issues. Given a hard enough workload it
>> will overheat and shutdown. (I have yet to find out where the
>> setting is at for this shutdown. Hints would be much appreciated.)
>> The big problem happens when I am updating RPMs and the system
>> I get a bunch of packages that have installed bits and no cleanup, which
>> means it thinks it has two version installed. Even more fun is that
>> system is an x86_64. I get cases where I have the i386 version at one
>> revision and the x86_64 at another. And you cannot just update because
>> yum/rpm finds a conflict from the other package that is not getting
>> I have had other systems crash in the middle of the upgrade. Fixing the
>> problem is always unpleasant. (Usually I have to figure out which
>> got bjorked and uninstall and reinstall with extreme --force.)
>> Anyone looking at making yum and/or rpm deal with this sort of problem?
> Have you tried yum-complete-transaction?
> If not do this:
> yum install yum-utils
> it should clean up your aborted transactions.
Cool! Thanks! I did not know that existed. I will try that.
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