Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 606465
Unicide in _doTestTransaction error path, trying to install VirtualBox
Last modified: 2014-01-21 18:15:36 EST
Description of problem:
I downloaded VirtualBox for Fedora 13: http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/3.2.4/VirtualBox-3.2-3.2.4_62467_fedora13-1.i686.rpm
Then tried to install the package. It ended up with an error in Python code:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py", line 2249, in _runYumTransaction
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 4167, in processTransaction
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 4265, in _doTestTransaction
errstring += ' $s\n' $ descr
UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 115: ordinal not in range(128)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ packagekitd --version
$ yum --version
Download the package and try to install it on Fedora 13.
$ uname -a
Linux teltak 126.96.36.199-85.fc13.i686.PAE #1 SMP Thu May 6 18:27:11 UTC 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
I am using the older kernel (188.8.131.52-85.fc13.i686.PAE). The new kernel (184.108.40.206-124.fc13.i686.PAE) does not work, it makes kernel panic.
I think this is a yum bug, reassigning.
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