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  1. #1

    RPM stalling on use


    whenever I try to do anything with RPM it stalls

    rpm -i packagename
    rpm -e packagename
    rpm -ef packagename

    anything. and it stalls.

    even the graphical rpm management program salls.

    my OS is RedHat 9.0 with a full install, ran up2date

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    When you say stalled, how long have you let it sit there? Is there any disk drive activity or error msg?

    Also have you tried

    To install a package: rpm –ivh
    ex. rpm -ivh somepackage.rpm

    or

    To see if a package is installed: rpm -q [packagename]
    ex. rpm -q somepackage.rpm

    and

    To get info on an installed package: rpm -qi [packagename]
    rpm -qi somepackage.rpm


    Let us know what, if anything you get.
    Dan

    \"Keep your friends close and your enemies even closer\" from The Art of War by Sun Tzu\"

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