Month: May 2009

RHEL5 – yum update works but pup and yum list-security does not

By: | Post date: May 4, 2009 | Comments: 85 Comments

Posted in categories: Antiques, Computer Tips

The RHEL5 machines under my administration experienced an interesting error.  If running pup, whenever there are updates exist, it crashes with the error: SyntaxError: not well-formed (invalid token) The error message will be things like # yum list-security Loading “rhnplugin” plugin Loading “security” plugin Setting up repositories rhel-i386-server-cluster- 100% |=========================| 1.4 kB 00:00 rhel-i386-server-5 100% […]