Short Tip: Work around rpm lockups

Liquidat has a tip for when rpm/yum seems to hang up and nothing but a reboot will work. Just delete /var/lib/rpm/__db* and try again.
Hmmm, wish I'd known about that a few months ago. Seems a complicated issue with rpm, but rawhide appearantly has a fix for it.

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