Several questions

Kai Thomsen kai.thomsen at
Mon Nov 3 20:04:58 UTC 2003

On Mon, 03 Nov 2003 11:31:43 -0500, Wade Hampton wrote
a strangely formatted posting:

> 2.  Will Fedora finally fix the RPM lockup problem?  With RH 8 and 9, 
> sometimes RPM will just seem to hang and never return.  I occasionally
> have to kill -9 the rpm process then rm /var/lib/rpm/__db*.  I NEVER
> had problems like this with RH 7 and the older RPM (which also seemed
> much faster).

On my RHL 9 machine, I haven't had those problems since upgrading to the
new version available on <>.

> 3.  I'm trying yum for updatating my RH 9 box.  I keep getting errors 
> about the GPG keys.  I added the Fedora key, but am still getting
> errors on:
> warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 8df56d05
> Error: Could not find the GPG Key necessary to validate pkg 
> /var/cache/yum/fedora-stable/packages/libdv-0.99-0.fdr.2.rh90.i386.rpm

You should use `rpm --import <keyfile>' to add the key.  If `rpm -qi
gpg-pubkey-8df56d05-3e828977' fails, it isn't installed correctly.


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