[Spacewalk-list] Package update weirdness
james.hogarth at gmail.com
Fri May 21 09:03:18 UTC 2010
On 21 May 2010 08:24, McLeod, Matt <Matt.McLeod at itg.com> wrote:
> I'm running 0.8 on CentOS 5.4 with Oracle XE. The database doesn't seem
> to have maxed out yet (it's at ~3.3GB) and I'm not getting anything that
> looks like an error message.
> Ever since the daily spacewalk-sync cron job updated the CentOS 5 base
> channels to 5.5 I've been seeing unexpected behavior with respect to
> package upgrades. The SW web interface shows rather fewer than expected
> packages needing upgrade (~20 on most hosts) and "yum update" on the
> hosts show no packages needing upgrade.
> If I unsubscribe a client from all its channels then resubscribe the
> numbers look more reasonable -- 113 on the one I tested -- but "yum
> update" still doesn't think there's anything to upgrade.
> I've tried forcing the issue with yum ("yum clean all", "yum
> check-update") but it makes no difference.
> I've tried scheduling the updates via the web interface then doing a
> forced checkin ("rhn_check"), likewise no updates are applied.
> Finally, I've tried deleting the client from SW and then force
> re-registering. Same result.
> I'm not sure where to go from here. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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What does it look like if you force a hardware refersh on the client
(either via the GUI or rhn-profile-sync on the client)?
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