Bug 212975 - yum traceback when /var is 100% full
yum traceback when /var is 100% full
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 194007
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2006-10-30 08:29 EST by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-25 14:41:39 EDT
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Description Steve Grubb 2006-10-30 08:29:04 EST
Description of problem:
Found my /var partition 100% full and saw 2Gb of cache. So, I did a "yum clean
all" and got a traceback:

[root var]# yum clean all
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 91, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 538, in doLock
    while not self._lock(lockfile, mypid, 0644):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 583, in _lock
    os.write(fd, contents)
OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-04-25 14:41:39 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 194007 ***

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