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i don't know what happened but the result is here:
[root@armansoft apache-tomcat-7.0.25]# tar cvf /tmp/rpmdb.tar /var/lib/rpm/__db.00*
tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
tar: /var/lib/rpm/__db.00*: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors
[root@armansoft apache-tomcat-7.0.25]# rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db.00*
[root@armansoft apache-tomcat-7.0.25]# rpm -qa
Yes,they worked in the past. is there any way to upgrade to 6.3 without losing installed program like cvs, tomcat, postgres , ...?
Since the yum.log suggests this was working a week ago, did you manage to clean the yum cache as a last action? The reason I ask is, it looks like ( from the strace log) that rpm never even gets to those dirs.