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Re: [opensuse] Zypper Dup Failed : unpacking of archive failed: cpio: Bad magic
  • From: Dave Plater <davejplater@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008 10:40:08 +0200
  • Message-id: <47F497E8.8000508@xxxxxxxxx>
Masim "Vavai" Sugianto wrote:
Hi,

I tried to upgrade my openSUSE 10.3 into 11.0 factory but it seems to
stop in the first step.

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Downloading package man-pages-2.68-23.noarch, 4.1 M (3.8 M unpacked)
* Downloading: man-pages-2.68-23.noarch.rpm [done (4.9 K/s)]
* Installing: man-pages-2.68-23
Installation of man-pages-2.68-23 failed:
(with --nodeps --force) Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed:
error: unpacking of archive failed: cpio: Bad magic

I found the suggestion here :
http://www.suseforums.net/index.php?showtopic=48136&pid=237513&mode=threaded&show=&st=0&#entry237513
but I don't know how to updated the rpm and rpmdelta packages via
YaSTs Software Management because the preparation of upgrade has
removed yast (typing yast and yast2 produce "command not found")

You need to upgrade to factory rpm-4.4.2-182.i586.rpm or above.
zypper in rpm before the zypper dup. I've filed a bug report already about incorrect dependencies. They have changed the rpm compression format.
Dave
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