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RE: Up2date crash



Did that, it just says that the system is already up to date.

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com 
> [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of chockalingam
> Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 01:01
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> Subject: Re: Up2date crash
> 
> 
> Hi Jeff,
>  As instructed, delete all the rpm files in the 
> /var/spool/up2date folder and reboot the server to normal and 
> oce again try the up2date -u command for a complete update......
>   regards,
> Chockalingam.S
> 
>  On 10/5/05, Jeff <jsmforum optonline net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com 
> > > [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Andrew Bacchi
> > > Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 16:25
> > > To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> > > Subject: Re: Up2date crash
> > >
> > >
> > > Reboot to single user mode, look to see if /var/spool/up2date is 
> > > full. Try 'df -h' or 'du -h /var/spool/'. Find the full directory,
> > > clean it out and reboot to normal. You should be able to
> > > save this from a full install.
> > >
> > > Look here for howto on booting to single user. 
> > > http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.3-Manual/custom
> > > -guide/s1-rescuemode-booting-single.html
> > >
> > > On Tue, 2005-10-04 at 16:02, Jeff wrote:
> > > > Hey all,
> > > >
> > > > Running RHES3 and did an up2date. The / partition was full and 
> > > > because of this up2date crashed during the install phase.
> > > >
> > > > Now the server won't boot correctly, I've lost X windows
> > > and have to
> > > > boot to runlevel 3. Non of my daemons start automatically
> > > so I have
> > > > to run /etc/init/network and every thing else in
> > > /etc/init.d/ manually
> > > > to get things going.
> > > >
> > > > If I run up2date -u again, I get the following.
> > > >
> > > > [root mis02tc07927 root]# up2date -u
> > > > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > > > File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 1174, in ?
> > > > sys.exit(main() or 0)
> > > > File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 668, in main
> > > > up2dateAuth.updateLoginInfo()
> > > > File "up2dateAuth.py", line 151, in updateLoginInfo
> > > > File "up2dateAuth.py", line 105, in login
> > > > File "up2dateAuth.py", line 49, in maybeUpdateVersion File 
> > > > "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateUtils.py",
> > > line 228, in
> > > > getVersion
> > > > release, version = getOSVersionAndRelease()
> > > > File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateUtils.py",
> > > line 221, in
> > > > getOSVersionAndRelease
> > > > raise up2dateErrors.RpmError(
> > > > up2date_client.up2dateErrors.RpmError: RPM error. The 
> message was: 
> > > > Could not determine what version of Red Hat Linux you are
> > > running. If
> > > > you get this error, try running
> > > >
> > > > rpm --rebuilddb
> > > >
> > > > Although running rpm --rebuilddb does't help.
> > > >
> > > > Any ideas how I can unscrew this without a total re-install?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Jeff
> > > >
> > > >
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> > No need for single user mode, I can get logged in running RL3.
> >
> > The full directory was /mnt/USBDrive. The problem was the was no 
> > external USB drive mounted and a backup script ran. This filled up /
> >
> > That's since been cleaned out.
> >
> > [root mis02tc07927 up2date]# df -h
> > Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> > /dev/sda7 11G 252M 9.9G 3% /
> > /dev/sda3 122M 31M 85M 27% /boot
> > /dev/sda2 2.5G 209M 2.2G 9% /home
> > none 1004M 0 1004M 0% /dev/shm
> > /dev/sda8 1012M 33M 928M 4% /tmp
> > /dev/sda5 108G 63G 40G 62% /usr
> > /dev/sda6 79G 35G 40G 47% /var
> >
> >
> > That being said, /var/spool/up2date contains a lot of rpm files. 
> > Should I delete these?
> >
> > Jeff
> >
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