Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 80301
Red Hat 7.3 GnoRPM freezes on web find
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:15 EDT
Description of problem:
I have installed about two days ago. I have installed packages off of cd and off
of hard drive. When I click on web find, i search for a package, it appears as a
folder. i double click on the folder to show the package, then i click on the
package. Once i click on the package, everything freezes. I can still move the
mouse and turn on and off Num Lock, but the machine accepts no commands...
making me do hard reset. how do i go about fixing this??? all my installed
packages are up to date. thank you.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Everytime on my machine.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go into GnoRPM
2.Goto web find
3.Select a package
Application locks up computer.
Information should be displayed about package, and package should be able to be
It's probably just a stuck X grab - Ctrl+Alt+F1 to a virtual console, and
run "killall -9 gnorpm" from there, may fix it. Or ssh in from another machine
and do the killall, or worst-case only kill X with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace.
gnorpm is no longer present in 8.0 precisely because it was very buggy,
we aren't releasing further updates for it at this point.