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Old 07-01-2005, 11:36 PM   #1
seow_ming
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Unhappy Yum doesn't work, please help


Dear reader,

Yeah i got a problem with my newly installed FC2 with YUM problem as below. I'm not sure how to solve this problem, can someone please help? thanks! a lot!


[adam@alfredo adam]$ yum list
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 2 - i386 - Base
Error - /var/cache/yum/base/header.info cannot be found
Please ask your sysadmin to update the headers on this system.
[adam@alfredo adam]$

Last edited by seow_ming; 07-01-2005 at 11:37 PM.
 
Old 07-02-2005, 12:25 AM   #2
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In my limited experience, it seems that the header files are usually in the -devel package.

So, I suggest that you install the Fedora Core 2 - i386 - devel (or whatever it is called), to see if you get the necessary header.info files.

Then try 'yum list' again.
 
Old 07-02-2005, 12:35 AM   #3
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are you mean i just use the Cd and reinstalled the particular file again ?
 
Old 07-02-2005, 04:28 AM   #4
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Here i got another problem again. When i try to get the GPG key from livna.org, the problem presist as below:


[adam@alfredo adam]$ rpm --import http://rpm.livna.org/RPM-LIVNA-GPG-KEY
error: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
error: http://rpm.livna.org/RPM-LIVNA-GPG-KEY: import failed.
[adam@alfredo adam]$

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