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Old 05-30-2004, 06:09 PM   #1
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How to unlock urpmi?

I have gotten my 9.2's urpmi locked,how to unlock?
Old 05-30-2004, 09:41 PM   #2
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kill process

Try this:

log in as root
type in "ps -A"
look for the 4-digit process number that precedes urpmi.
If the number is, for example, 8564, type "kill 8564".
Now try urpmi again
Old 05-31-2004, 12:45 AM   #3
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rm /var/lib/urpmi/.LOCK
rm /var/lib/urpmi/.RPMLOCK


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