All rpm Commands Hang Indefinitely (RH 9)

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Tue Jul 25 19:12:47 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 02:28:44PM -0400, Tim Evans wrote:
> The hang was indefinite; I left it sit all night and shell prompt never
> returned. Process listing shows 'rpm' still running, even after logging
> off the terminal; ctrl-c does not kill the process either. Only 'kill -9'
> will end it.

This is a known problem:


I think it'd be good for Legacy to ship this update -- we've still got 5
months of nominal RHL9 support.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at          <>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <>

More information about the fedora-legacy-list mailing list