Bug 86444 - rpm unpack error
rpm unpack error
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Fanny Augustin
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Reported: 2003-03-21 20:29 EST by Paul La Marre
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-20 16:21:54 EDT
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Description Paul La Marre 2003-03-21 20:29:43 EST
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Description of problem:
Red Hat Network, Update agent fails to install php-manual-4.2.2-8.0.7.

Error: rpm unpack error installing the package php-manual-4.2.2-8.0.7

Tried a number of times with other packages and along.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run Red Hat Network (Update Agent) for php-manual...

Actual Results:  rpm unpack error

Expected Results:  installed package

Additional info:
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2003-04-07 08:10:56 EDT
Did you run out of disk space or something?  Please post a complete transcript
of this failing.
Comment 2 Paul La Marre 2003-04-07 14:15:07 EDT
No additional information unless you can point me to a log.

Up2date simply gives an error that it can not expand the
rpm.  Very general error message.  Drive space is not an
issue -- most other rpm's are ok.

I will be attempting to update to 9 as soon as the bandwidth
on your side allows.
Comment 3 Joe Orton 2003-04-07 14:33:53 EDT
I've seen some problems where doing:

  # rm -f /var/spool/up2date/*

has fixed problems, where a corrupt package has somehow been cached.  Can you
try that? 
Comment 4 Paul La Marre 2003-04-13 14:13:56 EDT
After "rm -f /var/spool/up2date/*" and download of rpm, I ran rpm and it 

Looks like the issue has to do with the content of the spooling area.
Exactly what ??  


Comment 5 Joe Orton 2003-04-13 15:32:51 EDT
I don't know, but up2date should handle this I guess.

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