Enable Yum As A Nightly Service
cmiller at gammae.com
Wed Mar 17 19:25:42 UTC 2004
I had the same problem. When playing with it more it seems that if I
take out the -R 10 and -R 120 from /etc/cron.daily/yum.cron it works.
On Wed, 2004-03-03 at 06:26, Clint wrote:
> I'm having trouble getting yum to update nightly. I have a check in the
> box found under Redhat->System Settings->Service->yum, but it's not
> actually doing the updates, I checked yesterday by doing a manual yum
> update and seeing the list that were available, but choosing "N" (No) to
> see if the machine was doing it on its own. I'm checking now, and those
> same updates are available along with the kudzu update. I'm guessing
> there is something else that must be done to get yum to carry out the
> updates automatically each night besides putting a checkmark in that box
> -- what have I omitted? The current status is:
> "Nightly yum update is enabled."
> I found the following URL included a "patch" to the /etc/yum.conf file,
> but I haven't seen other folks' yum.conf patched in this manner.
> I also searched Fedoranews.org, but didn't find a solution to this
> specific problem.
> Clint <clint at penguinsolutions.org>
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