Bug 219919 - Constant RPM db corruption and dieing Yum & RPM processes
Constant RPM db corruption and dieing Yum & RPM processes
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 213963
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
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Reported: 2006-12-16 09:13 EST by Draciron
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-17 08:52:39 EDT
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rebuild dirs from rpm (18.26 MB, application/x-tar)
2006-12-16 09:13 EST, Draciron
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Description Draciron 2006-12-16 09:13:06 EST
Description of problem:

Constant RPM problems since going with FC6.  Did a fresh install of FC6. Then
updated with Yum. Then installed the rest of my normal packages. Left gnome-yum
up overnight once and yumupdate daemon was enabled. Tried to finish the installs
and the rpm database was hopelessly corrupted. Rebuilt the database and reran
the packages I wanted to install and things were good for a few days. Then doing
a yum update from the command line it went away and for 2 days I let it churn
before killing the process. Removed all the locks and was able to install ONLY
by removing locks for a time. Then had to rebuild the database. This most recent
rebuilddb effort lasted all of 2 days before the database was hopelessly
corrupted again. Still have yet to finish updating packages. Now when I try to
rebuild the DB I get a seg fault. 

When I ps for rpm these processes are ones I typically kill before removing the
locks and rebuilding the db. 
/usr/lib/rpm/rpmq -q --all --queryformat Name   :%{NAME}\nArch  
:%{ARCH}\nVersion:%{VERSION}\nRelease:%{RELEASE}\nSize   :%{SIZE}\nRepo  
:installed\nSummary:%{SUMMARY}\n\nDescription:\n%{DESCRIPTION}\n\n

/usr/lib/rpm/rpmq -q --all --qf %{name}-%{version}-%{release}.%{arch}.rpm\n

/bin/sh /etc/cron.daily/rpm

I normally have several copies of each. All sleeping processes, some started 3
or 4 days ago. 

I shut down the yum-updatesd daemon and made sure it was stopped thinking it was
the problem. This did not help. 




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Comment 1 Draciron 2006-12-16 09:13:24 EST
Created attachment 143853 [details]
rebuild dirs from rpm
Comment 2 Panu Matilainen 2007-07-17 08:52:39 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 213963 ***

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