Why does yum update hang indefinitely at updating ksh-20120801-137.el7.x86_64 package while applying patches on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 from Red Hat Subscription Manager?

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Issue

  • Why does yum update hang indefinitely at updating ksh-20120801-137.el7.x86_64 package while applying patches on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 from Red Hat Subscription Manager?
  Updating   : 3:irqbalance-1.0.7-11.el7.x86_64                                                                              1188/2584 
  Updating   : 1:smartmontools-6.5-1.el7.x86_64                                                                              1189/2584 
  Updating   : systemd-devel-219-57.el7.x86_64                                                                               1190/2584 
  Updating   : ksh-20120801-137.el7.x86_64                                                                                   1191/2584 
  • Pressing ctrl+c here leads to 1000s of duplicate rpms.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3
  • yum
  • ksh-20120801-137.el7.x86_64

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