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Old 12-23-2001, 11:05 AM   #1
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rpm: cannot execute binary file

Recomplied my kernel fom 2.2.19 to 2.4.16 after doing that i tried to unistall some packages that I didnīt need with rpm and the following message appeared rpm:cannot execute binary file.

Well is there anyway around this without me having to reinstall everything.

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Old 12-26-2001, 03:38 AM   #2
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what is the exact command you are typing?

The error usually means a corrupted database file.

have you tried rpm --rebuilddb

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