- When updating. yum fails and leaves a large number of duplicate packages on the system, and the trasaction cannot be undone or completed
- yum returns "** Found $somenumber pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), 'yum check' output follows:" message followed by numerous lines of references to duplicate packages.
- Updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and newer
Subscriber exclusive content
A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase of over 48,000 articles and solutions.
Welcome! Check out the Getting Started with Red Hat page for quick tours and guides for common tasks.