Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 243099
[DOCUMENTATION] FAQ: How to resume an interrupted upgrade
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:58:12 EST
Description of problem:
The following situation is very common, so I consider it a FAQ.
Each update operation has two phases: an "Updating" phase and a "Cleaning" one.
For a bunch of packages, the Updating phase is done first (for all of them),
then the Cleaning phase (for all: clean, remove obsoletes).
Please suppose that the update is unexpectedly interrupted for some reason (say
it's performed remotely and the network connection goes down).
The yum documentation (Fedora Yum Guide, yum man pages) should describe a way to
cleanly resume an interrupted update in the following situations: 1. interrupted
during Updating phase (after resume, upgrade the remaining packages and clean
all of them) and 2. interrupted during Cleaning phase (resume cleaning of
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
There is no documented way of resuming an interrupted upgrade.
A way of resuming an interrupted upgrade should exist.
The correct procedure of resuming should be documented.
There isn't any way of doing that at the moment.