[CentOS] yum hangs when installing uucp

Wed Nov 14 14:07:30 UTC 2007
Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>

Dave wrote:
> Hello,
>    I've got a CentOS 5 box. I want to install the uucp rpm to give access 
> to the cu command. I do a yum -y install uucp and yum is hanging on the 
> transaction test. I get the file downloaded fine, but on transaction test 
> yum freezes and i have to kill it's pid to stop it. Any ideas?

Can you install other packages via yum?

If not (all as root):

yum clean all
cd /var/lib/rpm
rm __db*
rpm --rebuilddb


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