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Re: [vox-tech] Segmentation Fault with RPM --rebuilddb
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Re: [vox-tech] Segmentation Fault with RPM --rebuilddb

Some more odd questions:

Are all of your filesystems mounts (rw)?
(just run "mount" to see)

Before the next time you run
# rpm --rebuilddb
Could you check the man page for it? Is there a way to increase the level
of verbosity? Sometimes, apps will allow for a number like
"-d 100" to set debug level to 100 and show lots of extra information.
Some will use "-v" or "-vv" or "-vvv" or "-vvv..." with more "v" being
more verbose...
Find the highest level of verbosity it can use, and specify that on the
command line the next time you run it, like:
# rpm --rebuilddb -vvvvv
if it accepts that kind of format. Perhaps it will tell us


Richard S. Crawford said:
> I did try it.  No luck. *grumble*
> At 11:24 AM 1/3/2003, you wrote:
>>Sorry to re-note this, but did you try the suggestion made by <i>Charles
>>Polisher</i> (One of the things I mentioned was a possible file system
>>problem with files, permissions, etc. A problem with these files could be
>>it. If this suggestion clobbers the old db files which will be created
>>again anyway, this may be the solution you were looking for.)
>>Instead of "rm" you may want to consider just "mv" the files to /tmp or
>>another location so as to no destroy them. Then you could mv them back
>> and
>>not lose data.
>>On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 12:28:57AM -0800, Richard Crawford wrote:
>> > Trying to get my system ready for upgrading to RH8, I decided to run
>> rpm
>> > --rebuilddb on my system.  I got "Segmentation fault".
>> >
>> > What does this mean?  How can I repair the fault?
>> >
>> > --
>> > Slainte,
>> > Richard S. Crawford
>> >
>>Try:  rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
>>That ought to do the trick.
>>Original post:
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