tinkering w/ mplayer broke Mozilla Mail

Kai Thomsen kai.thomsen at gmx.de
Sat Nov 29 00:40:29 UTC 2003

Clint wrote:

> The removal of Mozilla Mail went as expected. However, when I try to
> add Mozilla Mail using Add/Remove Appilcations, the window just sits
> there doing nothing after I ask it to do the install. (after I have
> provided the root pw)

I haven't used redhat-config-packages yet, but this symptom could be due
to RPM database locking problems.  Try kill -9'ing all rpm-related
processes ("ps -A | grep rpm"), then run

  rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
  rpm -vv --rebuilddb

as "root".


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