Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 346411
yum update crash packages when free space too small
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:59:57 EST
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Description of problem:
This issue happen when yum updates packages with too small amount of free hard disk space just to download the packages but not to finish the update process.
After the update I got a lot of "/lib/libc.so.6 not found" error messages.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try to update some packages with enough free space only for the download(if the packages summary size is 100 mb you should have about 105 mb free space).
I have totally useless machine. When I execute some application I have error message "/lib/libc.so.6 not found"
Successful update, working application and libraries.
Here are some lines from the log messages file.
Oct 20 13:42:01 hydra1 yum: Updated: perl-ExtUtils-Embed - 1.26-30.fc8.i386
Oct 20 13:42:01 hydra1 yum: Updated: perl-Test-Simple - 0.62-30.fc8.i386
Oct 20 13:42:01 hydra1 yum: Updated: perl-Glib - 1.144-1.fc8.2.i386
Oct 20 13:43:49 hydra1 yum: java-1.5.0-gcj-src: ts_done name in te is policycoreutils should be java-1.5.0-gcj-src
Oct 20 13:43:50 hydra1 yum: usermode: ts_done name in te is java-1.5.0-gcj-src should be usermode
Oct 20 13:43:53 hydra1 yum: arts-devel: ts_done name in te is usermode should be arts-devel
Oct 20 13:43:56 hydra1 yum: php-cli: ts_done name in te is wine-core should be php-cli
Oct 20 13:44:46 hydra1 yum: glib2-devel: ts_done name in te is glibc-devel should be glib2-devel
Oct 20 13:50:16 hydra1 yum: libstdc++-devel: ts_done name in te is gnome-media should be libstdc++-devel
Oct 20 13:51:34 hydra1 acpid: client connected from 2507[0:0]
Oct 20 13:51:34 hydra1 acpid: 1 client rule loaded
Oct 20 13:53:31 hydra1 init: cannot execute "/sbin/mingetty"
Oct 20 13:53:32 hydra1 init:last message repeated 9 times
Oct 20 13:53:32 hydra1 init: Id "2" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes
Oct 20 13:53:41 hydra1 init: cannot execute "/sbin/shutdown"
rpm should be telling us when there's not enough free space to do the update
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