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dnf cat: write error: Broken pipe

asked 2018-07-01 19:59:33 -0500

noobusinghacks gravatar image

hello all i just ran an update of the latest kernel kernel.i686 4.17.3-100 the current kernel im using has that problem again where the screen turns off and then the computer freezes when i press a key to login again but in the previous kernel it went away. ive ran another update and i got this error mesg in dnf:

 Cleanup          : libgxps-0.3.0-4.fc27.i686                            49/50 
  Cleanup          : kernel-headers-4.17.2-100.fc27.i686                  50/50 
  Running scriptlet: kernel-core-4.17.3-100.fc27.i686                     50/50 
cat: write error: Broken pipe
  Running scriptlet: kernel-PAE-core-4.17.3-100.fc27.i686                 50/50 
cat: write error: Broken pipe
  Running scriptlet: kernel-headers-4.17.2-100.fc27.i686                  50/50

what could this be? is it ok to use the new kernel? let me know what you think. thanks

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answered 2018-07-01 20:25:06 -0500

fcomida gravatar image

Have a look here - bug 1497444

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answered 2018-07-02 04:21:23 -0500

villykruse gravatar image

This message is harmless, but confusing. It is fixed in fc28 so here you don't see the message. I can't tell if the the fix has been backported to fc27. It probably isn't

dracut.x86_64    046-8.git20180105.fc27
dracut.x86_64    047-8.git20180305.fc28
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