[K12OSN] Re: Yum Update Failure

R. Scott Belford scott at hosef.org
Fri Dec 28 20:28:20 UTC 2007

Mel Wade wrote:
> Bump...

If bump means that you are hitting your head against the wall, I wonder 
if you can try yum clean all then yum update?  We had this problem with 
a flash update, but I was able to use wget to download the file, and 
then I used RPM to update flash.  For you it would be


but I am not sure how cleanly you can upgrade the kernel-headers using 
only rpm from there.  Wish I knew more.


> On 12/21/07, *mel at melwade.com <mailto:mel at melwade.com>* <mel at melwade.com 
> <mailto:mel at melwade.com>> wrote:
>     I'm attempting a yum update -y on a K12LTSP 5 EL system I just setup
>     and I'm getting the following error both yesterday and today:
>     ---> Package nss.x86_64 0:3.11.7-1.3.el5.centos set to be updated
>     ---> Package firstboot-tui.noarch 0: set to be
>     updated
>     ---> Downloading header for kernel-headers to pack into transaction set.
>     kernel-headers-2.6.18-53. 100% |=========================| 101
>     kB    00:00
>     http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP/5.0.0-EL-64bit/updates/kernel-headers-2.6.18-53.1.4.el5.x86_64.rpm
>     <http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP/5.0.0-EL-64bit/updates/kernel-headers-2.6.18-53.1.4.el5.x86_64.rpm>:
>     [Errno -1] Header is not complete.
>     Trying other mirror.
>     Error: failure: updates/kernel-headers-2.6.18-53.1.4.el5.x86_64.rpm
>     from k12ltsp: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
>     [root at library ~]#
>     -- 
>     Mel Wade
>     "The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do." -
>     BF Skinner
>     http://www.melwade.com

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