YUM Hangs on startup

I’ve had lots of YUM update and install issues on one of my many linux hosts. This did the trick:

rm /var/lib/rpm/__db.*

My guess is that something was corrupt in one of the databases. After duping just the files above YUM was happy and fast again.

Author: Helicopter Jeff

I'm a vinyl decal cutting and designing, Astrophotography and general photography capturing, RC helicopter/quad copter pilot, Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware/software developer, network, scripting and troubleshooting ninja living in the metro NY area. I am passionate about my hobbies so much I do them for a living. There's nothing better than getting paid to do what you love.

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