On 1/2/19 11:18 pm, Knurpht-openSUSE wrote:
Op vrijdag 1 februari 2019 13:06:04 CET schreef Carlos
On 01/02/2019 12.58, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 2:14 PM Carlos E. R. <robin.listas(a)telefonica.net>
On 01/02/2019 08.26, Basil Chupin wrote:
> PS A few minutes ago I tried to "fiddle" with my wife's Leap 15.0
> and after that rebooted the system; when I logged in, I received a
> Notification stating , "Failed to cache rpm database".
> Going from bad to worse :-).
Did you run "rpm --rebuilddb" or "rpmdb --rebuilddb" yet?
had the same problem too on TW VM and ended up doing rebuilddb. It
was sporadic, but running verification show errors in files other than
Did you find out if the command "rpm --rebuilddb" works, or
I ask because I want to report man page error in bugzilla, but perhaps
the page is correct.
I hesitate to try "rpm --rebuilddb" on a healthy system.
From 'man rpmdb'
System Manager's Manual
rpmdb - RPM Database Tool
Fire up a VM, try. Did so, ages ago, and it never failed.
But still, we don't know what Basil "fiddled", so the cause might
different. FWIW he may have destroyed a btrfs subvolume. We don't know.
The 'fiddle' I did was to run 'zypper clean -a' and then run
refresh/patch/run'. Haven't yet run 'rpm --rebuilddb' -- which is the
next step after I have finished reading the rest of the posts in this
I do not use btrfs. Always use ext4.
'When I use a word', Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone,
'it means just what I choose it to mean.'
Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass
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