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Old 06-19-2013, 01:44 AM   #1
yougant
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yum not working


Hi after a performed a yum update last evening i havent been able to use yum.
I get the following error

There was a problem importing one of the Python modules
required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was:

/usr/lib/python2.7/lib-dynload/_socket.so: undefined symbol: _PyInt_AsInt

Please install a package which provides this module, or
verify that the module is installed correctly.

It's possible that the above module doesn't match the
current version of Python, which is:
2.7.3 (default, Jul 24 2012, 10:05:39)
[GCC 4.7.0 20120507 (Red Hat 4.7.0-5)]

can someone please help
 
Old 06-19-2013, 02:29 AM   #2
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have you tried uninstall python and reinstall?
 
Old 06-19-2013, 06:20 AM   #3
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Yeah the ultimate solution for the above problem is to get Pythong un-installed/removed completey and then re-installing it with RPM packages, seems that you are using Red Hat but the below link is for CentOS but hopefully will guide you through:

https://www.centos.org/modules/newbb...er=ASC&start=0
 
Old 06-20-2013, 03:15 AM   #4
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hi thanks that helped !!!!!
 
  


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