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Old 05-24-2003, 02:03 AM   #1
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rpm hangs toooo much (redhat 9.0)

Hi, people!
Is your rpm hanging @ redhat 9.0? It was hanging on 8.0, so I updated it. But it continues hanging.

When rebuilding db it gives me "error: db4 (16) error dbenv->remove: Device or resource is busy"

When I "rpm -ivh blahblahblah.rpm" it:

preparing ##### 100%
1:MPEG ###### 100%

then it exits whitout installing the package.

Can someone help me? Do these error msgs mean something to you out there?
Old 05-24-2003, 12:21 PM   #2
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Look at for an explanation and some advice
Old 08-14-2003, 01:54 PM   #3
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I went to and found the reason why i was having problems after trying to use apt-get in redhat 9.

The problem was apt-get failed and messed up my rpm databases so I...

rm /var/lib/rpm/__db*
rpm -vv -rebuilddb

and tada I could install any rpms I wanted.

But I haven't tried apt-get again.

I hope that helps anyone.


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