Security updates (was Re: [Lias] Seeking Recommendation for Tech Support Company)
byte at aeon.com.my
Sun Sep 12 23:46:02 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 08:44, Paul Gear wrote:
> >>Yum seems a little more resource hungry than the previous alternatives
> >>(when i first upgraded my PII 266 w/- 128 Mb RAM, it took about 20 hrs
> >>to download all of the headers and about 95% of system memory), but it
> >>sure makes it easy to keep software from multiple sources up to date.
> > It's not yum, its the rpm database. The more RAM it has, the better. Its
> > a known RPM db issue...
> Not in my experience, it's not. RPM 4.2 & up2date (under RHL9) worked
> fine on the above-mentioned system, but RPM 4.2.1 & yum (under FC1)
> have the memory issue. Top shows yum taking all the RAM.
Odd, anyways, in the future (FC3 and greater), yum will use repodata,
rather than headers (.hdr) files, so this should speed up things (some
say 40% some say greater)
All the best for the future testing!
Colin Charles, byte at aeon.com.my
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