Bug 333311 - yum-updatesd leaves TCP connections in CLOSE_WAIT state
yum-updatesd leaves TCP connections in CLOSE_WAIT state
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum-updatesd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-15 20:44 EDT by Juha Leppänen
Modified: 2008-05-28 15:04 EDT (History)
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Description Juha Leppänen 2007-10-15 20:44:08 EDT
Description of problem:

yum-updatesd leaves connections in CLOSE_WAIT state forever
with 1 byte in Recv-Queue.

netstat --inet -a
Active Internet connections (servers and established)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address       Foreign Address             State      
tcp        0      0 localhost.XXX:smtp  *:*                         LISTEN 
tcp        1      0 host-212-XXXX:51237 ftp.cica.es:http            CLOSE_WAIT  
tcp        1      0 host-212-XXXX:34460 ie.freshrpms.net:http       CLOSE_WAIT  
tcp        1      0 host-212-XXXX:37594 ftp.esat.net:http           CLOSE_WAIT  
tcp        1      0 host-212-XXXX:34458 ie.freshrpms.net:http       CLOSE_WAIT  
tcp        1      0 host-212-XXXX:54759 admin.fedora.redhat.co:http CLOSE_WAIT  

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Comment 1 Juha Leppänen 2007-10-25 19:25:11 EDT


Just booted my machine (last updated on yesterday) and
it took about 20-30 minutes before got popup announcing 4 new updates.
Between boot and popup yum-updatesd connected to a mirror, downloading again
and again file /var/cache/yum/fedora/primary.sqlite.bz,
about 4MB in size, with full speed of my connection.
Then after some time downloading stopped and a new connection was made to other
mirror and same downloading continued. Then again after some time another mirror
and ...

In total, after update was successfully completed, 11 connections in CLOSE_WAIT
state and I noticed only one connection closed OK.

Noticed also bug #287371, maybe describing same problem?
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:45:18 EDT
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Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2008-05-28 15:04:07 EDT
I don't see this with newer relesaes.  Please reopen if you see this with more
current releases of Fedora

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