Worthless daemon

Chris Nolan chrisonthelists at cenolan.com
Wed Feb 20 22:11:01 UTC 2008

Mike wrote:
> 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

I think the OP already disabled the yum-updatesd service and is asking 
what it could be that is trying to connect to yum-updatesd and erroring 
because the service isn't running.

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