selinux hogs locks ? Re: f7 : yum fails with rpmdb: Lock table is out of available locker entries
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200706 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 15:22:18 UTC 2007
Skunk Worx <skunkworx at verizon.net> writes:
> Seems like some F7 machines that sit for awhile do this.
> # yum clean all
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> rpmdb: Lock table is out of available locker entries
> rpmdb: Unknown locker ID: 912
> error: db4 error(22) from db->close: Invalid argument
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Cannot allocate memory (12)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
Turn selinux off (not just permissive but disabled), reboot and the
problem will go away.
I found that yum/rpm would lock up within a day if I had selinux set
to permissive. With it is disabled completely the problem appears
gone, even after many days uptime.
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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