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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0003540CentOS-5yum-updatesdpublic2009-04-19 22:39
ReporterAlanBartlett Assigned To 
Status closedResolutionno change required 
Product Version5.3 
Summary0003540: yum-updatesd package fails to notify of availability of updates.
DescriptionSince updating from 5.2 to 5.3, the yum-updatesd package has failed to produce any notification of the availability of software updates.

(A yum check-update command will confirm the presence of software updates.)
Additional InformationContents of /etc/yum/yum-updatesd.conf file:

# how often to check for new updates (in seconds)
run_interval = 3600
# how often to allow checking on request (in seconds)
updaterefresh = 600

# how to send notifications (valid: dbus, email, syslog)
emit_via = dbus
# should we listen via dbus to give out update information/check for
# new updates
dbus_listener = yes

# automatically install updates
do_update = no
# automatically download updates
do_download = no
# automatically download deps of updates
do_download_deps = no

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related to 0003564 yum-updatesd not working after upgrade to centos 5.3 




2009-04-10 17:41

reporter   ~0009160

Very confusingly, the service has now started working again.

I guess this can be put down to "one of those events" that plague technology . . .

Perhaps I should have waited just a little longer before opening this report.


2009-04-11 01:41

manager   ~0009163

I suppose this report can be closed.


2009-04-11 10:26

reporter   ~0009164

Agreed. Please close.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2009-04-09 12:54 AlanBartlett New Issue
2009-04-10 17:41 AlanBartlett Note Added: 0009160
2009-04-11 01:41 toracat Note Added: 0009163
2009-04-11 01:41 toracat Reproducibility always => N/A
2009-04-11 01:41 toracat Resolution open => no change required
2009-04-11 10:26 AlanBartlett Note Added: 0009164
2009-04-14 11:42 Status new => closed
2009-04-19 22:39 toracat Relationship added related to 0003564