I upgraded my Redhat 6.0 system from local hard drive.
Somehow, when I was ftping all the RPMs a few went missing,
and so my copy of Red Hat was incomplete. The upgrade
script crashed in a confusing way, throwing
incomprehensible Python stack trace. It would have been
more helpful to have an English error message.
I believe this bug is in the same general class as #6159: a
corrupted RPM repository not handled gracefully by the
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6159 ***