Bug 64399 - ValueError: bad marshal data
ValueError: bad marshal data
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2002-05-03 12:22 EDT by Isaiah Weiner
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-03 15:30:35 EDT
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Description Isaiah Weiner 2002-05-03 12:22:08 EDT
Description of problem:
With up2date-2.7.61-7.x.2 on one particular client all invocations of `up2date` 
yield a traceback with 'bad marshal data' during one of the imports.  What does 
this indicate as the likely problem and solution?  Google seems to indicate 
corrupted python modules; reinstall up2date client?

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date
	

Actual Results:  Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 24, in ?
    from up2date_client import lilocfg
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/lilocfg.py", line 14, in ?
    import lilo, iutil
  File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/lilo.py", line 13, in ?
    import iutil
ValueError: bad marshal data

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Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2002-05-03 14:23:31 EDT
hmm, could be. Whats `rpm -V up2date` show?

Have never seen that error before, and the iutil module hasnt
changed in months.

So corrupt files seems as likely as anything...
Comment 2 Isaiah Weiner 2002-05-03 15:30:31 EDT
rpm -ivh --force fixed it.  Didn't get rpm -V output before that, sorry.  Will
close.

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