david walcroft david_walcroft at yahoo.com.au
Tue Nov 21 02:16:55 UTC 2006

Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 02:39:51PM +0000, Scott van Looy wrote:
>> /etc/init.d/yum-updatesd restart
>> Stopping yum-updatesd:                                     [FAILED]
>> Starting yum-updatesd:                                     [  OK  ]
>> /etc/init.d/yum-updatesd status
>> yum-updatesd dead but subsys locked
>> Happens on both my boxen.
>> I've googled for it but only found a couple of references in July that 
>> don't seem to have a resolution...anyone got any ideas?
> It's broken. There's a bugzilla entry for it....

     IIRC look in "ls /var/lock/subsys/" for yum or yum-updatesd if so 
delete and rerun yum.


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