Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 201980
Add Remove Programs / Software updater
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:40 EST
Description of problem: Consumption of bandwidth / Auto close when one action
is completed,requiring restart to continue using the utility.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: These problems occur each time the applications are run.
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:Applications consume full bandwidth (adsl 512/128)
Add remove programs closes automatically after a single
Expected results: I would like to be able to browse the web and or send
receive mail, etc, while the applications are in progress (ie: updating
Be able to install or remove a program with Add Remove
Programs and not have to restart it to use it again.
Additional info:There is no available help files.
Seems like a real problem with Pirut (the default graphical package add/remove
tool), and not a package review request. Fixing.
your description about other things being usable. Do you want to control the
amount of bandwidth used by the software updating system?
Yes that would be ideal.
The auto close issue is already reported in
Thanks Rahul, I did do a search but obviously not thorough enough.
The problem with selecting multiple programs for install or removal is the
amount of time/bandwidth consumed. (From what I've been able to find Pirut
doesn't have a pause/resume function). Which means once started that's it,
unless I want to play frozen bubble or something I just sit and wait for it to
finish before I can access the net again.
You can configure throttling in /etc/yum.conf -- see man yum.conf for the details
As Rahul says, the autoclose issue is bug 182499