ot: Help with redhat 8

William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-777-8123 wacker at octothorp.org
Fri Nov 15 12:34:19 EST 2002


     Go to /var/lib/rpm and remove all files beginning with__db.  Do this 
whenever you have to interrupt RPM.  I'd wait a good long time before 
interrupting it, though.

          Bill in Denver

On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, James Poss wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm just wondering if anyone here is using redhat 8, and using the
> up2date program.
> I attempted to upgrade my system a week ago.  It successfully installed
> the first package, however, after it finished, the program hung, and the
> only thing that terminated it, was a kill -9 from another console.
> since then, I can not run up2date, nor install any rpm files.
> Again, the program hangs, and needs a good old number 9 to halt.
> If anyone has any ideas, I'd be most appriciative, as I'm trying to
> install a rpm package that I want to experiment with, and can't ATM.
> Thanks.
> Jim
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