Glitch in "Upgrading from EOL Fedora using yum"

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Wed May 15 12:16:30 UTC 2013

but *it is not the same filesystem* if you stay on
topic and /var is a own partition

Am 14.05.2013 18:41, schrieb Philip Prindeville:
> I get that part… but that shouldn't stop the directory from being renamed if it's staying on the same filesystem.
> -Philip
> On May 14, 2013, at 6:08 AM, Björn Esser <bjoern.esser at> wrote:
>> All those have their corresponding .pid-files inside /var/run. So I
>> guess some of them are keeping an open handle on it.
>> Am Montag, den 13.05.2013, 22:45 -0600 schrieb Philip A. Prindeville:
>>> And I had.... it showed systemd, dbus-daemon, atd, crond, cupsd, avahi-daemon, rpcbind, and all sorts of other things having open files in /var/run. Nothing was using it as a cwd.
>>> So I'm not sure why that would stop it from being renamed.
>>> On 05/13/2013 08:12 PM, Christopher Meng wrote:
>>>> Maybe you can try lsof?

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