F9: Yum is hanging on "Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit"
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Jul 3 22:31:02 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 15:05 -0700, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> Arkadiy Butermanov wrote:
> > 2008/7/4 Daniel B. Thurman <dant at cdkkt.com>:
> > As the subject line says, Yum hangs as follows:
> > # yum update
> > Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
> > <hang>
> > I cannot use yum again, even when I kill the yum process.
> > What can I do to fix this, short of rebooting?
> > I think you can delete this trouble:
> > 1. download yumex (yum install yumex) - this is graphic interface
> > for yum
> > 2. Go to File >> Parameters >> Installed plugins
> > 3. Put off flag from checkbox))
> Hmm... it looks like what is really hanging is rpm. It freezes up.
> So, I guess the next question is: how do I fix this? I cannot even
> rebuild the rpm database since rpm itself hangs?
service yum-updatesd stop
ps aux|grep yum # kill off any running yum processes
ps aux|grep rpm # kill off any running rpm processes
# if necessary, delete the region db's...
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