Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Nov 2003 05:19 UTC
Fedora Core Fedora Core 1 has been out now for a few days now and many faithful Linux fans have already installed it. Red Hat's Linux is still one of my favorite distributions because of one main reason: compatibility with Linux software. Red Hat is a market leader and following the market leader assures the least trouble for most users. But is this the case with Fedora Core?
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RPM Locking Bug
by Anonymous on Thu 13th Nov 2003 10:12 UTC

A fix for this bug has long been available, and I am very surprised that it was not included in FC1.

if you get the problem, it can be fixed by running:
rm /var/lib/rpm/__db*

Bugfixed RPMs are available from

Both these solutions are given in this bug report: