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Re: yum again



On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 16:23 -0800, Dave Stevens wrote:
> You know when yum works its great but every once in a while it just
> sets my teeth on edge by failing for no apparent reason and without
> any noticeable diagnostic. This happened recently. I tinkered with the
> HD and had to cycle power to do so. F7 came back up saying I have
> updates available. As usual I just entered the root password and hit
> enter. segfault. WTF? try again while crossing my fingers and wishing.
> segfault. Anyone else seeing this? two replies, no, must be you, works
> for me. grump. Dig into past fedora-list mail for ideas. 

As a general thing, when faced with a "mine works, while yours doesn't"
situation, I'd be checking hard drives (smart) and memory (memtest86+)
for errors.

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(This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
 important to the thread.)

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