Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 343721
Yum Crashes On Loading (component failed:pirut)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:19 EST
Description of problem:
Yum won't load, although it asked for the root password.
When tried using Yum Extender (ver 2.0.1), pirut produced a crash dump (see
attached). My yum.conf and yum.repos.d folder are still intact.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Each time I launch pirunt /yum updater.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Launch Yum updater or
2.Launch Yum Extender, just after downloading primary.sqlite.bz2
Additional info: Please see crash dump attached.
Created attachment 233311 [details]
Pirut Crash Dump
Does this happen every time? Can you run 'yum clean all' as root and then see
if it continues to occur?
Yeah, at the time I got this error,initially. yum won't load at all, even if do
a 'yum clean all', reset my repos.d folder or verify that my yum.conf is ok.
However, installing yumex 2.0.2 solved the issue. I haven't seen the pirut bug
I also tried to disable SELinux. I dont't know how far this has helped yum to
In any case, help on the fedora forums has been of good use, but I shall let
you know any further occurrence of this bug.
You may wish to close this issue, unless you have received more complaints
about it, or you really wish to bring changes to yum/yumex.
Okay. I've put some changes into the current pirut (currently in
-updates-testing, will be updated and be pushed to f7-updates soon)