Illegal instruction (core dumped) when running yum command after upgrading to Oracle Linux 6.8

(Doc ID 2383279.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The yum command is not working, with the following error: 'Illegal instruction (core dumped)':

root@localhost ~]# yum repolist
[Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security, ulninfo
This system is receiving updates from ULN.
Illegal instruction (core dumped)

Changes

 Issue occur after upgrading Oracle Linux server from 6.4 to 6.8.

Cause

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