[mythtv-users] How to disable apt-get

Glen Ruedinger gruedinger at comcast.net
Thu Jan 4 12:16:50 UTC 2007

Thanks, I'll do that, just was not sure if it would be wise to just kill 
it if it is in the middle of an update.

come se fosse antani wrote:
> On 1/4/07, Glen Ruedinger <gruedinger at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I installed the MythDora 3.0 with MythTV 0.20 and now I have a process
>> "apt-get -qq -s dist-upgrade" running and taking up
>> all available cpu on my box.  I've seen several places where it says
>> don't run apt-get dist-upgrade.
>> I'm not sure how this process got started or how to stop it.  I's been
>> running all day now 1000+ minutes.  I assume there is a cron
>> job somewhere that started it. Can I kill it? and how do I stop it from
>> running again?
> have you tried to reboot the system?
> or, as root, killall apt-get ?
> then you can't try to check the contents of the scripts in
> /etc/init.d/ , /etc/crontab, /home/*/.crontab and perhaps the
> configuration files for anacron.
> hope this helps
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