Bug 157356 - rpm --root -Uvh doesn't work in rescue mode
Summary: rpm --root -Uvh doesn't work in rescue mode
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-10 21:05 UTC by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-21 20:59:58 UTC

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Description Bill Nottingham 2005-05-10 21:05:25 UTC
Description of problem:

SSIA. Complains:
rpm -Uvh --root /mnt/sysimage --force /path/to/some/rpm

error: can't create transaction lock on /var/li/rpm/__db.000

Happened with rawhide-20050510.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-05-19 01:27:45 UTC
Is this new?  We haven't ever created the dir before.  It's possible rpm has
stopped doing so. 

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-09-21 20:59:58 UTC
Since there are insufficient details provided in this report for us to
investigate the issue further, and we have not received the feedback we
requested, we will assume the problem was not reproduceable or has been fixed in
a later update for this product.  If you have further details, feel free to
reopen the report with the additional details attached.

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