Bug 198643 - yum update failed (yum.pid locked)
Summary: yum update failed (yum.pid locked)
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum
Version: 6
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2006-07-12 13:55 UTC by LarryT
Modified: 2014-01-21 22:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-14 20:06:54 UTC


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Description LarryT 2006-07-12 13:55:25 UTC
Description of problem:
Trying to run yum update as root
Getting back an error message :
[root@ws044 ~]# yum update
Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running. Aborting.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-2.9.2-3

How reproducible:
after i login and use yum for the first time (each time at login)

Steps to Reproduce:
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Expected results:


Additional info:
have to restart yum-updatesd :
[root@ws044 ~]# service yum-updatesd restart
Stopping yum-updatesd:                                     [  OK  ]
Starting yum-updatesd:                                     [  OK  ]
[root@ws044 ~]#
and then yum update works


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