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Old 02-18-2009, 11:51 PM   #1
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Fedora 10 cannot install kernel update


My yum -y update stalls on updating my kernel-PAE. I have to ctrl-c, and then I get an error: error: %post(kernel-PAE-2.6.27.12-170.2.5.fc10.i686) scriptlet failed, signal 2

I then ran rpm -e --justdb --nodeps kernel-PAE to remove the package. Then I go into the /var/cache/yum/updates and do an rpm -Uvh kernel-PAE. It installs, but just hangs at 100%. I then have to ctrl-c again and get the same error, error: %post(kernel-PAE-2.6.27.12-170.2.5.fc10.i686) scriptlet failed, signal 2
 
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What does this %post script actually do?
 
Old 02-21-2009, 12:15 AM   #3
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I don't know what the %post script actually does. I don't even know what the error means. I'm hoping someone else can decipher or figure out how I can continue updating my kernel. I just am running the standard yum update kernel command.
 
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I don't know what the %post script actually does.
Query the (installed) RPM for the shellscripts it runs and output to file. Remove any script code for other sections like %pre or %preun. Now running the code as 'bash -vx filename 2>&1|tee result.log' will show all commands executed and their output for you to post here.

* BTW, I don't know what your signature line "CentOS 5.3 delayed because someone got married" tries to convey, but Centos only is an actively maintained distribution because of those volunteers. If this is criticism of sorts I think it's rather inappropriate.
 
  


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