Bug 42286 - error: free list corrupt (1197960)
error: free list corrupt (1197960)
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-05-25 11:33 EDT by Jay Blair
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-30 15:21:52 EDT
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2001-05-25 15:29 EDT, Jay Blair
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Description Jay Blair 2001-05-25 11:33:01 EDT
Description of Problem:
I'm trying to run Red-Carpet on a RH 6.2 box with Ximian Gnome 1.4 and I get the following error: error: free list corrupt (1197960) - please run "rpm --rebuilddb".  I try to run the command but I get the same error and I am asked to run the rpm --rebuilddb command again.

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I have attached a tarball of my database
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-05-30 15:21:47 EDT
The attachment appears dead on arrival. Can you add a pointer, or mail
the tar ball to jbj@redhat.com? Thanks ...
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-06-15 00:49:25 EDT
Your problem is fixed in rpm-4.0.3-0.38. I'll have a copy built for 6.2 and
on ftp.rpm.org in the next day or so.

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