Bug 292531 - Cannot allocate memory
Cannot allocate memory
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-16 13:35 EDT by Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:59 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-17 16:34:19 EDT
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Description Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek 2007-09-16 13:35:48 EDT
Description of problem:
Everytime I'm installing or updating something, yum is doing what it has to do,
but with error.

error: Couldn't fork %post/%preun: Cannot allocate memory

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run yum
2. Wait
Actual results:
It doesn't exit with error, but doesn't install/update some packages (error with

Expected results:
Everything working.

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Kernel info:

[livio@castello ~]$ rpm -q kernel
[livio@castello ~]$ 

I think yum messed me in system (Fedora installed from runlevel 3 from LiveCD,
because of 128MB RAM).
Comment 1 Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek 2007-09-16 13:37:36 EDT
RPM is working alright - it's installing, updating without errors.
Comment 2 Seth Vidal 2007-09-17 16:34:19 EDT
I'm not sure how much we'll be able to support on 128M of ram. It just doesn't
work out for what we're doing.

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