yum issues with RedHat 5 servers

George Magklaras georgios at biotek.uio.no
Thu Jan 15 16:33:45 UTC 2009

OK, I have now raised a report on that issue via RedHat Bugzilla here:


There were previous reports with inconclusive remarks on RHN. If anyone 
else is facing the same problem, please visit this bug id and make 
yourselves heard! :-)


George Magklaras BSc Hons MPhil

Senior Computer Systems Engineer/UNIX-Linux Systems Administrator
EMBnet Technical Management Board
The Biotechnology Centre of Oslo,
University of Oslo

George Magklaras wrote:
> I confirm that we face the same problem with various servers and we 
> attribute this to RHN capacity issues. We had some luck if we delete the 
> /var/spool/up2date/loginAuth.pkl in some of our boxes. For others we 
> have not managed.
> Does anyone know if there is a redhat bugzilla report for this? This 
> might raise the status of the issue. If I do not find one, I shall raise 
> one.
> GM

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