Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 64740
failed install leaves rpm database screwed
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:30 EDT
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Description of problem:
I just tried to upgrade 7.2->7.2. The process failed reading the 3rd cdrom.
Problem is, the rpm database was not updated. I tried querying
rpm -q to check the versions of many packages, and they all still say older
versions, even though I can independently verify that many were updated.
Problem is, I don't see any way to recover from this. Although anaconda is able
to do an update and resolve dependencies, I don't know any way for me to insert,
say, a good cdrom3 and get rpm to update the stuff I missed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. update with a bad cdrom?
That's because we are working in a lookaside database in /var/lib/rpm.rebuilddb
-- if you move that to be /var/lib/rpm, instead, you get the new database.