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Old 02-03-2008, 09:40 PM   #1
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how do I end tasks?

i apparently have something running that is using my installation do i end that install of whatever is hanging?
i'm running fedora 8, thanks.
Old 02-03-2008, 09:47 PM   #2
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You post is not really clear and lacks important details e.g. exact error messages, which can help you get help asap. I probably can guess that you are having problems with yum and yum-updates.d. To resolve the problem temporarily, try
#/etc/init.d/yum-updates.d stop
After that run yum and see if things work as they should.
Old 02-03-2008, 10:36 PM   #3
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that command worked, but didnt actually fix my problem..

when i go to install an rpm it says that the installer is running already...or something to that effect.

exception occured is the error...

the details portion of the error is massive. here is a bit of it.

Component: pirut
Summary: TB3242b26e maximum recursion depth exceeded

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 357, in <module>
File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 353, in main
File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 341, in run
File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 98, in doRefresh
File "/usr/sbin/system-install-packages", line 278, in populatePackages
self.doRefreshRepos(progress = False)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/", line 339, in doRefreshRepos
self.reposSetup(pbar, thisrepo)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/", line 303, in reposSetup

and then more of the same...until the bottom..

myrepos = self.listEnabled()
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 153, in listEnabled
if repo.isEnabled():
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 281, in isEnabled
enabled = self.getAttribute('enabled')
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 278, in getAttribute
return getattr(self, key, None)
RuntimeError: maximum recursion depth exceeded

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: atrpms
key: enabled

what else would you need to know? thanks
Old 02-04-2008, 10:01 AM   #4
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Not familiar with fedora myself, but this thread on the fedora forums suggest removing yum-priorities..

yum remove yum-priorities
I searched based on this entry from your log.. RuntimeError: maximum recursion depth exceeded
Old 02-04-2008, 10:17 PM   #5
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i tried that, worked!
thank you.


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