Update Locks Package Handling
kubuntu-users at whamra.com
Wed Jan 19 19:36:16 UTC 2011
On 01/19/2011 09:09 PM, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 19, 2011, Billie Walsh wrote:
>> Thank you. I didn't see anything that didn't look like it should be
>> running. I'm far from any sort of expert but I didn't see anything like
>> a package handler running. Well, it was an idea.
> You might try rebuilding the package database.
> A google of "rebuild dpkg database" should give you the commands.
but that's not the problem. her problem is that there's a package,
related to grub, not completely installed. as you can imagine, in such a
case, there were lots of other packages waiting to be processed as well,
but never got installed properly. so dpkg is in lock mode until all
pending packages, that are half-configured, get fully configured and
the problem is... this grub-related package always hangs while being
configured, preventing the rest of the dpkg process to continue.
Waleed K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
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