Yum and Fedora 16 -update
On 08/02/12 19:31, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
> On 08/02/12 18:27, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
>> Currently I'm using Fedora 14, but after upgrading my PC I decided to
>> try and install Fedora 16 from the KDE spin, (no problem). The problem
>> arises when trying to do yum updates, I get multiple errors, some of
>> which stop Fedora 16 from shutting down. Sadly, based on this
>> experience, and previous experience trying to upgrade to Fedora 15 I'm
>> considering looking into another Linux distribution. My patience with
>> these problems, (2+ days already), is rapidly wearing thin! Piecemeal
>> updating by trial and error makes for a less than friendly release!
>> Looks like I may have to wait for Fedora 17 for a yum friendly release.
> Looks like updating the base libraries first alleviates many of these
> problems. It would appear yum doesn't try to create an install order
> which can then cause problems.
For example to update foomatic I needed to just select foomatic-db for
update and let dependencies then load the other parts
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