Bug 22974 - up2date fatal RPM error
up2date fatal RPM error
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 18994
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2000-12-29 02:21 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-22 13:17:07 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-12-29 02:21:59 EST
Here is what I get when I run up2date:

[root@msd deiss]# up2date -r -l
Successfully completed anonymous registration.  You do not need to use this
option in the future.

Retrieving list of all available packages...

Removing installed packages from list of updates...
Removing packages marked to skip from list...
Getting headers for available packages...
Removing packages with files marked to skip from list...
There was a fatal RPM error.  The message was:
error reading from database
[root@msd deiss]#

I don't know how to fix this.....I don't know what caused this.....
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2001-01-22 13:17:04 EST
Just for fun, I tried the Windows solution to this type of problem: de-install
up2date, re-install. Voila. It's working for me again.
Comment 2 Preston Brown 2001-02-08 22:47:54 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 18994 ***

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