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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
I tried cheking the location /var/lib/rpm but there were no lock files.Then I tried rpm --rebuilddb command and got the error as cannot get shared lock on database
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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
But if i do ps -u root i get one process using rpm.Can that be one to be killed?
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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
when I tried the command I got this result : root 2359514 0.0 0.0 240 252 pts/1 A 09:32:10 0:00 egrep -i yum|rp So should I be killing this process.How can I confirm this is rpm process.
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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
yes, Every time i tried to install rpm i get : cannot get exclusive lock on database error: cannot open /opt/freeware/packages/packages.rpm
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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
@Khaled: Yes I'm running this as root.When I try id command I get uid=0(root)
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comment Cannot get exclusive lock on rpm database in Unix
@dchirikov : I get lsof: WARNING: compiled for AIX version 5.1.0.0; this is 6.1.0.0.
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What does doing the above do? And will it cause any side-effects.
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