SuSE updates not sticking?

Jared Ottley jottley at
Sat Dec 15 09:57:19 MST 2007

Try using zypper.  It  is the CLI that you are looking for.


On Dec 15, 2007, at 9:48 AM, Steve wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm updating an OpenSuSE 10.2 box, and have noticed a problem.
> I am using yast2 from the command line to manually perform system
> updates using the ncurses interface via SSH.
> A couple of weeks ago I applied something on the order of 20 patches.
> Now here I am updating again and the exact same updates are there
> waiting for install.
> It's like they aren't sticking for some reason.
> The patches included a kernel patch, so I just updated the kernel and
> did a reboot.
> Checking again, and all the same patches including the kernel update
> are available and waiting for an install.
> I'm not seeing anything in the ncurses interface to show that these
> updates are failing.
> Is anyone aware of a command line I can use to check and see what the
> heck is going on here?
> Also is there something else I should look for like maybe a
> permissions issue somewhere?
> Sincerely,
> Steve
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