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Old 10-23-2004, 02:04 PM   #1
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RPM database locked

hi all

I've got a serious problem with my RPM database. I've tryed to install a software but the installation bug and i have to reboot my computer. After that i've tried to install other packages and i've got an error message which told me that my RPM DATABASE was locked. Is there anyone which can help me


ps: i've tryed conventionnal maner to rebuild my database(rpm --rebuilddb, erase .LOCK files etc... but it don't work)

systeme: linux mandrake community 10.1 + kde 2.6
Old 10-23-2004, 02:43 PM   #2
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Hi cepheus, welcome to lq. This document should aid you in solving this problem.

good luck.


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