Bug 92365 - fresh RHL 9 install, minimal updates - corrupt db
fresh RHL 9 install, minimal updates - corrupt db
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-06-05 10:40 EDT by R P Herrold
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-05 15:38:17 EDT
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Description R P Herrold 2003-06-05 10:40:08 EDT
fresh install at customer site.

Minimal updating, none forced, none nodep

RPM database corrupted

I followed the outline at http://www.rpm.org/hintskinks/repairdb/

link to tarball wiht files summarizing the effort and so forth will be sent by
private email
Comment 1 Michael Young 2003-06-05 11:36:33 EDT
Note there are 2 omissions on the page you refer to.
1. Redhat 9 always seems to give a (harmless) error when rpm --rebuilddb is run.
2. You should use /usr/lib/rpm/rpmdb_verify rather than db_verify for RedHat 9,
as rpm uses a later db version than is in the db package.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2003-06-05 15:38:17 EDT

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