yum and firewall problems.
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue Nov 27 22:58:44 UTC 2007
john brennan-sardou wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I am running f8 and it works like a charm, well nearly!
> _Problem number one._
> Every now and then when I try to update software through yum I get the
> following information. It does not work all of the time and is downright
> Existing lock /var/run/yum.pid: another copy is running as pid 2723.
> Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit...
Nothing to do with the firewall.
to see what it is:
lsof -p $(cat /var/run/yum.pid) | less
To kill it
kill $(cat /var/run/yum.pid)
> At the same time the front end of f8 "the packet manager" used for
> software is blocked also. I can not understand why it does this. Could
Loops, testing the above.
> it be the automatic update the style "you have 10 new updates"?
> Has anybody got a pkill quick and dirty command to get rid of this
> without too many problems.
chkconfig <whatever> off
I had the same problem decided I don't want this new "feature."
> _Problem number two
> _I can not change my firewall rules through the front end
> "system-config-firewall.py" A box comes up with the changes which I have
> asked for and at the end it says "failed to restart iptables" What is
> more on downing the machine the iptables modules are not removed, they
> I would be delighted to get these problems out of the way. Thanks a lot.
> John Brennan-Sardou.
This should have been two separate emails.
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