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Re: [opensuse] rpm error[SOLVED]
  • From: Jos van Kan <vankan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 08 Jul 2007 09:51:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <46909770.2010701@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> On Sunday 08 July 2007 14:11, Susemail wrote:
>> 12442 pts/4    Ss+    0:00
>> kdesu -n --nonewdcop -- /opt/kde3/share/apps/krpmview/setup_temp_source
>> /home/adriel/bin/ekiga-2.0.9-0.pm.0.x86_64.rpm.part 12454 ?        Ss
>> 0:00 /bin/bash /opt/kde3/share/apps/krpmview/setup_temp_source
>> /home/adriel/bin/ekiga-2.0.9-0.pm.0.x86_64.rpm.part 13971 ?        S     
>> 0:00 /usr/bin/zypper service-delete _krpmview_temporary 8620 pts/10   S+   
>>  0:00 grep rpm
>>
>> So I decided to kill one process at a time.  Killing the first one solved
>> my problem.
>>
>> Why didn't killall rpm kill these processes?
> 
> Hello,
> Because the process is not 'rpm', rather it's kdesu and bash.
> 
If "kill all processes containing 'rpm' somewhere in their pathname" is what you
mean use "pkill" like in
pkill rpm
But that is hardly very wise without preceding it with
ps aux | grep rpm
before you kill anything useful.

Regards,
-- 
Jos van Kan                registered Linux user #152704
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