Bug 119343 - Yum hangs while running
Yum hangs while running
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2004-03-29 13:10 EST by Mark Lane
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-29 13:12:27 EST
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Description Mark Lane 2004-03-29 13:10:16 EST
Description of problem:
Yum hangs and won't respond to a sigint. sigterm must be used to kill

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum check-update (or whatever)

Actual results:
yum stops after listing repositories

Expected results:
yum would do what it is suppose to do or time out if repositories not

Additional info:
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2004-03-29 13:12:27 EST
your rpmdb is stuck.
kill off any yum or rpm or up2date processes
cd /var/lib/rpm
rm -f __db*

rerun yum
see if it works properly.
Comment 2 Mark Lane 2004-03-29 13:40:02 EST
Yes that fixed the problem. 

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