Worthless daemon

Mike mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 22:02:31 UTC 2008

TNWestTex <mcforum <at> bellsouth.net> writes:

> What daemon gives these messages?  I have systems that do not connect to the
> internet so yum.updatesd is meaningless.  I've disabled the service to
> eliminate the annoying popups but still get these messages to the console.
>  Unable to connect to yum-updatesd.  Please ensure that the yum-updatesd

as root:
service yum-updatesd stop
chkconfig yum-updatesd off

will stop the daemon and prevent it starting at boot time.

You can get it to do yum updates for you automatically by configuring
/etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf and leaving the daemon running.

Or you can update yourself manually using yum

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