Can yum display the amount of disk space needed for an update?

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  • When planning an update from an older release of RHEL 6 to a newer release of RHEL 6, is there a way to determine the amount of disk space required and whether enough is available? The amount of space is displayed during interactive use of the yum utility but is there a way to get this information as part of a scripted update?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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