System locked up during update of kernel, yum in unclean state and kernel half-installed

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Sat Nov 19 22:48:29 UTC 2011

On Sat, 19 Nov 2011 15:39:48 -0700
T.C. Hollingsworth wrote:

> I'm surprised YUM didn't tell you to run "yum-complete-transaction".
> I'd try running that first to see if that can clear up your errors.

As near as I can tell, yum only prints the message about running
"yu-complete-transaction" when you've actually tried to update new things,
screwed up the current transaction, and made it impossible for
yum-complete-transaction to work anymore :-(.

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