[PlanetCCRMA] /var/ problem?

Shayne O'Connor forums@machinehasnoagenda.com
Wed Aug 10 02:07:00 2005

Tim Berghoff wrote:
> Hi, Scott!
> Did you log in as root?
> These "exclusive lock" errors always show up when I forget to su - .


i think that also happens if you're running two root tasks at once ... 
such as having synaptic running while trying to install an rpm manually ...