UPGRADE to Xorg-X11, is it safe??
sehh at altered.com
Tue Mar 23 01:40:29 UTC 2004
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 20:55:11 +0000 "Douglas Furlong" <douglas.furlong at firebox.com> wrote:
> RPM process would freez, CTRL + C would have no effect. kill -9 <pid> would tend
> to kill the process.
> On future runs, RPM would stall/fail untill a reboot.
> As YUM relies on the RPM infrastructure, I have noticed once or twice it seems
> to suffer from a similar problem, however I may be wrong.
> To get around this without rebooting (handy on servers). kill -9 <pid>, then rm
> /var/lib/rpm/__*.db (some thing along these lines), rpm --rebuilddb
> Then RPM seems to run again.
I also had these problems with RH9, very annoying and i hated rpm for that.
It did happen in FC1 a few times, and i've deleted the database in order
to get things running again (erase /var/lib/rpm as you did).
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