yum update error "rpmdb: unable to lock mutex: Invalid argument"

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Issue

  • When glibc rpms are upgraded using rpm -Uvh command displays error message "rpmdb: unable to lock mutex: Invalid argument" .

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.1

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