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Old 04-19-2010
yum issue

Hi Guys,

I am trying install mysql.i386 with yum... But unfortunately I am getting error as listed below:

[root@40904 ~]# yum install mysql.i386
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
    yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 229, in user_main
    errcode = main(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 104, in main
    result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 339, in doCommands
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 101, in _getTs
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 112, in _getTsInfo
    pkgSack = self.pkgSack
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 591, in <lambda>
    pkgSack = property(fget=lambda self: self._getSacks(),
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 434, in _getSacks
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 223, in populateSack
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 71, in doSetup'postreposetup')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 176, in run
    func(conduitcls(self, self.base, conf, **kwargs))
  File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/", line 181, in postreposetup_hook
    all_urls = FastestMirror(all_urls).get_mirrorlist()
  File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/", line 333, in get_mirrorlist
  File "/usr/lib/yum-plugins/", line 376, in _poll_mirrors
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 416, in start
    _start_new_thread(self.__bootstrap, ())
thread.error: can't start new thread

I am a newbie to Linux,Please help me for this... Its very urgent.


Mahesh Raghunandanan

Last edited by pludi; 04-19-2010 at 08:55 AM.. Reason: code tags, please...
# 2  
Old 04-19-2010
Try yum install mysql
# 3  
Old 04-20-2010

yum clean dbcache

...test it, if it's still not working try:

yum clean metadata

...test it again, if it's still not working try:

yum clean all

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