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On Dec 23, 2007 4:45 PM, Terry Polzin <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Sunday December 23 2007, Jim Duda wrote:
> > I did an upgrade from FC6 to FC7 via yum.  The upgrade crashed while in
> > the "cleanup" phase.  The download and package install went fine.  I
> > suspect the failure to run a full cleanup is causing some issues.
> >
> > In general, all things appear okay, however, I have 2 issues.
> >
> > On reboot, udev spews tons of warning messages.
> >
> > I see that I have two versions installed:
> >
> > Installed Packages
> > udev.i386          095-17.fc6            installed
> > udev.i386          116-3.fc7             installed
> >
> > I assume this is an issue and needs to be resolved.
> >
> > I attempted to yum remove udev, in hopes to reinstall, however, yum
> > wants me to remove 995 other packages :-(, clearly not an optimal solution.
> >
> > Any ideas on how I can clean up udev?

rpm -e --nodeps package_name


> > Also, when I do rpm -qa | grep '.fc6', i'm getting many packages
> > attached to fc6.  How best can I clean these up?
> >
> > Is there any means to run the "cleanup" after the fact?
> >
> > Thanks for any help.
> >
> > Jim
> Install yum-utils, run package-cleanup.

Usage example: "package-cleanup --orphans >
name_of_file_for_orphaned_packages".  Package-cleanup will list any
package not available in your enabled yum repositories as an orphan.
For instance, if you install Adobe Reader or Sun's JRE those packages
will also be listed as orphan.


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