[manjaro-general] software update halts again...

Jonathon Fernyhough jonathon at manjaro.org
Sun Jan 25 18:49:43 CET 2015

Hi Bill,

On 24/01/15 07:52, bill . wrote:
> It was suggested previously when i could not complete updates that
> perhaps i had a bad ISO. Downloading another and reinstalling 0.8.11
> gnome tonight i get very similar results. The os installs fine, i
> reboot, notices say updates are available. There are 209 comprising
> 545.84mb. All is well till after 500mb are installed. The last line i
> get before it stops is
> Downloading lib32-tdb-1.3.2-1-x86_64...
> After 20+ min with no progress, i try to quit the update mgr to no
> avail. 

Run the following commands in a terminal (in this order) to try and get
pacman back up-and-running:

sudo pacman -Scc
sudo rm -fR /etc/pacman.d/gnupg
sudo pacman-keyring --init
sudo pacman-keyring --populate archlinux manjaro
sudo pacman-mirrors -g
sudo pacman -Syyuu
sudo pacman -Suu

> I restart, and now something new... Oh no! Something has gone
> wrong and the system can't recover. Please log out and try again.
> But no mouse and no kbd can hit the log out button.
> Ideas?
> peace
> -bill

Not quite sure what this means. You'll need to provide a little more detail.



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