System locked up during update of kernel, yum in unclean state and kernel half-installed
deron.meranda at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 00:45:14 UTC 2011
I have run an rpm verify against all of the packages that were part of
the crashed yum update:
Most of them show no discrepancies, except for "bind" and "kernel".
The one bind problem is just the ownership/permissions on the
But the kernel verify has lots of problems, all with size/MD5
mismatches. When I look at the individual files, almost all of them
are zero-length on my disk. I checked disk space, and there is plenty
of empty space in both / and /boot.
Even for the packages which verify fine, I still have two versions of
the packages installed (as reported by rpm -qi) - the previous
version and the new version. Obviously yum never got around to the
cleanup phase where it deleted the old versions.
How can I clean all this up? I tried just re-running the yum update
on the specific packages, but it complains, such as:
Error: Protected multilib versions: at-3.1.13-5.fc16.x86_64 !=
Thanks again for any assistance.
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