Bug 50130 - RPM Segmentation Fault after kernel upgrade
RPM Segmentation Fault after kernel upgrade
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
http://www.octapod.org/rpmdb.tar.gz
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Reported: 2001-07-26 22:24 EDT by Stuart Westbury
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Description Stuart Westbury 2001-07-26 22:24:05 EDT
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Description of problem:
After installing a kernel upgrade on a redhat 6.2 machine (2.2.19-6.2.7), 
RPM segfaults when trying to install packages or rebuild the database. 
Example: 
[root@octo updates]# rpm -i fetchmail-5.5.0-2.6.i386.rpm
error: cannot open Depends index using db1 - Invalid argument (22)
Segmentation fault.
Attempts to rebuild the database also results in a segfault.


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -i packagename

	

Actual Results:  Segmentation Fault

Expected Results:  Package should install correctly.

Additional info:

A copy of the original database is available at 
http://www.octapod.org/rpmdb.tar.gz
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2001-07-28 11:33:30 EDT
Fix is at
	ftp://people.redhat.com/jbj/rpmdb1-50130-FIX.tar.gz
Install by doing
	cd /var/lib/rpm
	mv packages.rpm packages.rpm-ORIG
	cd ..
	tar xzvf rpmdb1-50130-FIX.tar.gz
	rpm --rebuilddb -vv

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