Bug 239969 - Software Updater Crashes
Software Updater Crashes
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2007-05-13 12:38 EDT by J. Alexander
Modified: 2008-01-26 08:41 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-26 08:41:50 EST
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Crash Dump (1.34 KB, application/octet-stream)
2007-05-13 12:38 EDT, J. Alexander
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Crash dump from Software Updater, "no such column: checksum_value" (2.31 KB, text/plain)
2007-05-13 14:54 EDT, Martin A. Boegelund
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Description J. Alexander 2007-05-13 12:38:22 EDT
Cannot use Software Updater or yum update.  Both crash.  Crash dump attached. 
This is a brand new install of Test 4 of Fedora 7 on an AMD 64.

How reproducible:  Any update causes the crash.


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Reboot
2.  Attempt updates install through pup or cmd line yum update
3.
  
Actual results:
Crash

Expected results:
Updates applied successfully

Additional info:
Comment 1 J. Alexander 2007-05-13 12:38:22 EDT
Created attachment 154610 [details]
Crash Dump
Comment 2 Martin A. Boegelund 2007-05-13 14:52:18 EDT
I can't use Software Updater either. And yum doesn't work either.

First I had a crash, where the dump indicated that the livna repository was a
problem. So I removed livna.
Then I had a crash, where the dump indicated that the freshrpms repository was a
problem. So I removed freshrpms.
Then I had a crash, where the dump indicated that a column ("checksum_value")
was missing from sqlite.

I've attached a crash dump from the 3rd crash.

My system is a fresh update from FC6 to FC7Test4. Hardware is i386/Celeron 2MHz
processor.

Martin
Comment 3 Martin A. Boegelund 2007-05-13 14:54:07 EDT
Created attachment 154613 [details]
Crash dump from Software Updater, "no such column: checksum_value"

Software updater crashes in first attempt to update system.
Comment 4 Martin A. Boegelund 2007-05-13 18:37:00 EDT
I think I found a solution that works in my case:

First I downloaded rpm-packages for
- yum
- yum-metadata-parser
- yum-updatesd
from the development repository at
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/i386/os/Fedora/

Then I installed these packages with an rpm command-line transaction:
# rpm -Uvh yum-3.1.7-2.fc7.noarch.rpm yum-metadata-parser-1.1.0-1.fc7.i386.rpm
yum-updatesd-3.1.7-2.fc7.noarch.rpm

Then I ran yum to update my system:
# yum update

And it looks like it works.
Comment 5 J. Alexander 2007-05-14 05:30:01 EDT
Updating yum works like a charm.  Updates install successfully.  Thanks for the
info Martin.
Comment 6 Peter van Egdom 2008-01-26 08:41:50 EST
Thank you for the report. However this has been reported to the incorrect
component. Reassigning from "up2date" to "pirut". 

Closing bug as per comment #4 and comment #5.

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