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RE: [Fwd: yum updates]

A problem I had was that I ran out of space in /var/spool/up2date. If there are a lot of packages you would be surprised hoe much space is needed.

On Tue, 2007-02-20 at 15:37 +0100, Timo Bergemann wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was working earlier with kickstart and I was used to make first a 
> basic installation via kickstart and then to upgrade to the latest 
> packages via yum in the %POST.
> unfortunately this I have seen the last time working in FC3.
> when I try  to update all packages in %post I get a lot like followed:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/mnt/sysimage/usr/bin/yum", line 28, in ?
>    import yummain
> ImportError: No module named yummain
> even if I do not believe that i should do a chroot to /mnt/sysimage,
> if I try the same but before "chroot /mnt/sysimage" I come further but 
> not far enough. I get a list of all packages which will get upgraded but 
> then finally a crash with a lot of errors like this which I will append 
> later if needed.
> But the fix should be anyway NOT to chroot

1. you do need to be in the chroot
2. if you can post the errors you're seeing on update that would be


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