Issues related to applications and software problems
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I have a centos 6.8 machine that is plagued with this problem. This is a fast machine and I can get yum going again by killing the pid but it's a pain having to do it all the time.What puzzles me is it never used to be like this, it seems to have developed this problem suddenly and I can't work out how to correct it, despite having trawled google for ages. Another side problem is that yum is really slow as well. I'm on a 20Mbit connection and when updating or installing anything I only get 100kb/s at best and it shouldn't be like this. Thanks for any help.
The messages gives you the pid of the other copy of yum that is running. Use that and ps to find out what it is and who is launching it.