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Strace: http://pastebin.com/r8D39yLg Kernel:

2.6.18-274.12.1.el5.centos.plus #1 SMP Tue Nov 29 18:16:47 EST 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64

GNU/Linux System: CentOS 5.7 64-bit

How to fix this ?

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this problem is usually due to a stale nfs mount, or some other blocking IO.

kill the yum process with a "kill -9", resolve the filesystem issue, and try the yum command again.

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I do not use any NFS mount points. –  Spacedust Mar 5 '12 at 13:11
    
My current /etc/fstab: pastebin.com/dn2Z2d0Z –  Spacedust Mar 5 '12 at 13:13
    
can you stat both the stat /home and stat /var/lib/mysql dirs? –  Tom H Mar 5 '12 at 13:37
    
Sure: pastebin.com/rnP92uaN –  Spacedust Mar 5 '12 at 14:11
    
Reboot fixed this problem ;) –  Spacedust Mar 5 '12 at 15:03

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