Bug 169540 - Using yum update to install kernel-devel hangs, CTRL+C gives a post scriptlet error.
Using yum update to install kernel-devel hangs, CTRL+C gives a post scriptlet...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-09-29 10:34 EDT by Dean Earley
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-29 19:32:00 EDT
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Description Dean Earley 2005-09-29 10:34:31 EDT
When I did a yum updated which installed numerous packages including a new 
kernel (2.6.12-1.1456_FC4), it hung after installing the kernel-devel package. 
I waited a few minutes, and pressed CTRL+C at which point it gave me the 
following error:
error: %post(kernel-devel-2.6.12-1.1456_FC4.i686) scriptlet failed,
       exit status 0

Stupidly, I didn't try it again but yum update worked fine after I removed the 
installed kernel-devel packages.

Trying to install it on its own afterwards succeeded.
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-09-29 19:32:00 EDT
whilst it seems like it 'hung', it was probably running hardlink against any
other kernel-devel packages you had installed. The more you have, the longer it
takes.
Comment 2 Dean Earley 2005-09-29 19:59:00 EDT
Fair enough, I did have about 8 installed... :)

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