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Old 08-29-2003, 11:59 AM   #1
Loki_VA
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Exclamation Package Manager RH 8.0


My package manager has gone down!!! no rpm's will install etc etc
Anyone lend a hand?
 
Old 08-29-2003, 12:59 PM   #2
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Try rebuilding the rpm database - as root:
1) Kill any rpm proccesses that are running:
killall rpm
2) Remove the old database:
rm -f /var/lib/rpm/_*
3) Rebuild the database:
rpm --rebuilddb
 
Old 08-29-2003, 05:18 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by david_ross
Try rebuilding the rpm database - as root:
1) Kill any rpm proccesses that are running:
killall rpm
2) Remove the old database:
rm -f /var/lib/rpm/_*
3) Rebuild the database:
rpm --rebuilddb
Important safety tip: In step two above, when Mr. Ross says "_" he REALLY means it. Use an "_" (underscore) NOT a space!!!
 
Old 08-31-2003, 01:04 PM   #4
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Thankyou very much, working fine now...
Much appreciated.
 
Old 08-31-2003, 01:06 PM   #5
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No problem - Glad to help.
 
  


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