Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86092
Can't install/update rpm packages
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:51:59 EDT
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Description of problem:
system crached during package install, can no longer install, remove, manage
rpm packages, via command line, gui and package applet.
tried to rebuild via rpm -v --rebuilddb with out success.
gui gets to reading system state then quits.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. 2x click on any rpm package to install
2. or 2x click on package manager gui appl
3. manually trying to install via cmd line
Actual Results: gui status/progress bas, reading headers, reading system state
then gui appl shuts down
Expected Results: dialog requesting confirmation that you want to install this
provided on demand
removing lock dbs __db* and rpm --rebuild did not fix the package db file
Is there a way to regenerate this file with out reinstall ?
Give me a pointer (i.e. URL, attachments won't work)
to a tarball of your database
tar czvf /tmp/rpmdb-86092.tar.gz rpm
and I'll try to fix.
Closing due to inactivity. If this issue still occurs with current releases,
please reopen and set the release in which you've encountered the problem.