Yum repair

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jun 7 16:57:20 UTC 2007

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I upgraded FC-6 to F-7 on an Athlon64 machine,
> and the process hung several (3 I think) times during installation.
> Each time I re-started the machine,
> the number of packages was greatly reduced: 950 ... 400 ... 50.
> The system works fine,
> but it is pretty clear all the packages were not properly installed.
> Eg when I ran "yum update" after the installation
> only 30 or so packages were downloaded,
> while on other systems the number was 300-400.
> Is there any way of checking that everything has been downloaded?
> Or is there even a command like "yum --force install"
> to force a re-installation of a particular package?

Try package-cleanup in yum-utils.


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