ERROR: Cannot get shared lock on RPM Database
Rob.Maidment at clearswift.com
Mon Jul 13 16:52:24 UTC 2009
I have built RPM 4.7.0 and installed it as per the instructions in the
INSTALL file, culminating in a successful call to “make install”. My
linux is “from scratch”, the kernel version is 22.214.171.124.
Following the install of RPM I can see the database files in /var/lib/rpm.
I'm trying to install software that requires RPM (Intel Vtune), but the software's install.sh script displays the following error:
ERROR: Cannot get shared lock on RPM Database.
Does anyone know why this might be, or how to diagnose? I have previously executed "sudo su -"
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