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Old 12-19-2006, 10:09 PM   #1
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Yum doesnt work after latest update

Hi there,

I m having Fedora 6 runing in my linux box.

I did a full update yesterday(yum update). after that, yum doesnt work anymore.

could anyone please guide me how to solve this?


[root@xxxxx]# yum search nozomi
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up repositories
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 102, in main
result, resultmsgs = do()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 359, in doCommands
return self.yum_cli_commands[self.basecmd].doCommand(self, self.basecmd, self.extcmds)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 336, in doCommand
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 893, in search
for (po, matched_value) in matching:
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 1123, in searchGenerator
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 107, in doRepoSetup
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 334, in doSackSetup
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 312, in excludeArchs
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 557, in excludeArchs
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/sqlite/", line 244, in execute = self.con.db.execute(SQL)
_sqlite.DatabaseError: database disk image is malformed
Old 12-20-2006, 01:16 PM   #2
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it looks like a python problem.. try to download the rpm on redhat server.. and intall it with rpm -ivh --force <something.rpm>
Old 12-21-2006, 12:25 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by charleykadet
it looks like a python problem.. try to download the rpm on redhat server.. and intall it with rpm -ivh --force <something.rpm>

tahnks for your reply. but how to fix the YUM problem?
Old 12-21-2006, 01:29 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by icechong
tahnks for your reply. but how to fix the YUM problem?
Try reinstalling python.


fedora 6, yum

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