Re: Debconf problem: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process
Graham Williams wrote:
> I've got myself stuck somehow with upgrading some packages (am current
> with "unstable"). After a recent apt-get dist-upgrade I now have:
> debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by
> another process
> and the various messages about
> Package debconf is not configured yet.
> Any ideas what I've done to get myself into such a pickle? And how to
> get out of it.....
Well it seems that you have another debconf instance running somewhere.
Perhaps you're reconfiguring a package on another virtual console? Only
a running process can keep this lock held, so find it and kill it and
you should be ok.
see shy jo
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