Postings by Thomas Roth

yum update info output

Hi all,

when I check for updates with yum, it gives me a list of packages, with some additional info, e.g.

--> systemd-sysv-219-42.el7_4.1.x86_64 from @updates removed (updateinfo)
--> systemd-sysv-219-42.el7_4.4.x86_64 from updates removed (updateinfo)

yum info will tell me that I have 4.1 of this package installed, and that 4.4 is available - from the
repo updates.

What is the meaning of the "@" - it marks the older package?

And why are all packages always "removed"?

It would seem that both mentioned packages are still available...


yum security update issue

Hi all,

I have used <a href="" title=""></a> plus <a href="" title=""></a> to insert
some security-information into my os-updates - mirror.

This seems to work, but only partially.

On my 7.4 test server,
The nss-packages are all of "severity = Important"

But there are more of this type of packages, e.g. emacs.

upgrade to 7.4 ZFS issue

Hi all,

I have a server running 7.3 using the zfs-kmod packages from
For the update to 7.4, I followed <a href=";-CentOS:" title=";-CentOS:">;-CentOS:</a> removal of all zfs - and related packages and installation of
the zfs-release.7.4.noarch.rpm
Afterwards, yum will find almost all packages from that repository - except for the zfs-0.7.1-1.el7_4.x86_64.rpm itself ("ZFS command line utilities").
However, the package is there, I can get it via wget!
Of course I tried cleaning yum + caches, not removing the zfs packages, removing them before reboot, removing them after booti