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Comment 0 for bug 791496

Aron (aron-standley) wrote :

Received this error message when I was trying to install software updates:

installArchives() failed: debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
Setting up libpam0g (1.1.2-2ubuntu8.3) ...
debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
dpkg: error processing libpam0g (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 libpam0g
Setting up libpam0g (1.1.2-2ubuntu8.3) ...
debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
dpkg: error processing libpam0g (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: libpam0g 1.1.2-2ubuntu8.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-8.42-generic 2.6.38.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-8-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Jun 1 11:25:06 2011
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
SourcePackage: pam
Title: package libpam0g 1.1.2-2ubuntu8.3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-04-29 (33 days ago)