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Re: HELP!!! Yum runs and runs and runs and...



On Sunday 16 May 2004 09:27 pm, you wrote:
> Sounds like the usual "stale locks" issue with RPM since Red Hat Linux
> 8.0.  Erase the temporary files in /var/lib/rpm after you terminated
> yum (and what you refer to as "related processes"):
>
>   rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db.*
>   rpm -vv --rebuilddb
>
> If that doesn't fix it, post your yum.conf, so we know what servers
> you tried to access.
>
Thanks, Michael...
That almost fixed it. Apparently I didn't kill enough processes, etc as I had 
to reboot to do this. I still don't have any updates for RH9, but I guess 
that means there aren't any.  I hope. :-)



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