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Re: [SLE] Probs with yast
  • From: Ben Rosenberg <ben@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 12:36:28 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010807123628.A3670@xxxxxxxxx>
try rpm --rebuilddb

* Felipe Blanco (iolistas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx) [010807 02:47]:
->I recently install 7.0 and after install helix and another packages ,now
->that i turn into yast and try to install another packages it crashes and
->tell this
->
->cannot get exclusive lock on database
->error: cannot open /var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
->
->It tells the same if a try to install any rpm package from yast or from
->the console...
->
->i cant make a rpmlocate and i think that any rpm tool wouldnt work
->
-> rpmlocate sendmail
->Searching for sendmail in rpm db...
->cannot get shared lock on database
->rpmQuery: rpmdbOpen() failed
->
->var/lib/rpm looks like that
->
->total 16168
->drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 280 ago 15 2000 .
->drwxr-xr-x 22 root root 490 ago 7 11:33 ..
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 16384 jul 27 12:00
->conflictsindex.rpm
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5402624 jul 28 18:54 fileindex.rpm
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 16384 jul 28 18:54 groupindex.rpm
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 16384 jul 28 18:54 nameindex.rpm
->-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11953480 jul 28 18:54 packages.rpm
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 49152 jul 28 18:54 providesindex.rpm
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 86016 jul 28 18:54 requiredby.rpm
->-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 16384 jul 28 18:54 triggerindex.rpm
->
->
->
->Anyone have a problem like that ?
->
->Thanx all
->
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