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Re: [SLE] Yast2 online update Problem
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 16:56:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <m3u05193re.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 10:39:58AM -0400, Mike Coan wrote:
>> Michael,
>>
>> > [stuff deleted]
>>
>> > Two days ago I was trying to update Suse 10.1 (where is this information
>> > hidden, Yast2 seems to be versionless!) after I had determined that my
>> > ghostscript was out of date. Yast2 -> YOU -> selecting a few checkboxes,
>> > continue -> update runs. When I returned later, I saw a dialog box
>> > indicating a restart shall be commencing. Ok'd, after which YOU starts
>> > again (?). Again selecting a few checkboxes, continue -> update runs. When
>> > I returned later I see that the console is full whith these error messages:
>> >
>> > /usr/lib/YaST2/bin/y2base: symbol lookup error:
>> > /usr/lib/YaST2/plugin/libpy2Pkg.so.2: undefined symbol:
>> > _ZN4zypp13SourceManager7restoreENS_10filesystem8PathnameEbRKSsS4_
>>
>>
>> > [stuff deleted}
>>
>> > Well, I can now neither install nor deinstall with Yast2. Yast(1) seems to
>> > call the same internal software, because I receive the same hang-up, but on
>> > the console so I can't read the error messages.
>>
>> > [stuff deleted]
>>
>> Are you running the x86_64 version of SuSE 10.1? I am and I have the same
>> problem. Most of YAST works, but the "Online Update," "Software
>> Installation," and "Installation Source" modules all crash.
>>
>> I manually updated the kernel and kernel source, and checked the 10.1 update
>> directory for the latest yast rpms, but that doesn't help. Everything else
>> seems to function quite well, including vmware. The only other program that
>> doesn't work is zen-updater, which had been working.
>>
>> If you find a solution other than reinstalling, please post it here.
>
> Can you try updating _all_ packages found there?
>
> Above problem is a mismatch between the packages "libzypp" and
> "yast2-packagemanager", both need to be at the same level.

I agree with Marcus. The error is a clear sign that one of the
packages is not at the latest version.

Btw. my two x86-64 machines run fine with the latest update,

Andreas
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