[svlug] i need help!!! remotely upgrading redhat/fedora!

Marc MERLIN marc_news at merlins.org
Thu Mar 10 08:16:16 PST 2005


On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 01:09:04PM -0800, bruce wrote:
> i tried to do an upgrade of FC2 over the inital FC2.. and yum
> died/crashed/screamed.. it was ugly!!!
> 
> anyway.. i finally decided to delete yum 'rpm -e', cleared out everything i
> could find that i thought dealt with yum, and reinstalled the FC2 yum...
> 
> i'm not sure i have enough space...

Space is a problem out of the package management's fault, but not recovering
is not acceptable.
If you find that you can't recover that system, consider switching to
debian. Such upgrade hell wouldn't have happened.

Marc
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