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Old 08-14-2003, 04:16 PM   #1
jleakey77
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Question rpm and tarballs


every time I try to install a tar ball or a rpm i get this message and was wondering if some one knows of how I could fix this problem.

rpmdb: Item 79, page 404 has bad type
error: db4 error (-30979) from db->verify: DB_
VERIFY_BAD: Database verification failed
while executing
"close $io"

any help would be greatly aprreciated. Thanks.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 04:28 PM   #2
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have to tried to installed a rpm as root?

you should do it as root
 
Old 08-15-2003, 01:52 AM   #3
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Yes I tried it as root. But thanks. Any other ideas.
 
Old 08-15-2003, 05:12 PM   #4
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You can try rebuilding your RPM database.
Code:
rpm --rebuilddb
 
  


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