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Old 12-31-2003, 05:40 AM   #1
ziggie216
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something went wrong with up2date / rpm


my screen is flooded with these message when I use up2date

error: rpmdb: damaged header #346 retrieved -- skipping.
error: rpmdb: damaged header #346 retrieved -- skipping.
error: rpmdb: damaged header #346 retrieved -- skipping.
error: rpmdb: damaged header #346 retrieved -- skipping.
error: rpmdb: damaged header #346 retrieved -- skipping.
.....................................
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 346 blob size(15224): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(76) + dl(40564)
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 347 blob size(2880): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(1869873266) + dl(1869575168)
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 346 blob size(15224): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(76) + dl(40564)
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 347 blob size(2880): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(1869873266) + dl(1869575168)
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 346 blob size(15224): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(76) + dl(40564)
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 347 blob size(2880): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(1869873266) + dl(1869575168)
error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping h# 346 blob size(15224): BAD, 8 + 16 * il(76) + dl(40564)
..........................................


what is going on? I tried the rpm -rebuilddb and it doesnt help
 
Old 01-01-2004, 12:05 PM   #2
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Try this command:
rpm -qa | sort | less
which should give you a listing of every rpm in the rpm data base. You can check to see if they are all there and accessible.

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