Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 119343
Yum hangs while running
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:49:21 EST
Description of problem:
Yum hangs and won't respond to a sigint. sigterm must be used to kill
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum check-update (or whatever)
yum stops after listing repositories
yum would do what it is suppose to do or time out if repositories not
your rpmdb is stuck.
kill off any yum or rpm or up2date processes
rm -f __db*
see if it works properly.
Yes that fixed the problem.