[lug] rpm not working anymore

Ed Hill ed at eh3.com
Sun Jan 19 16:21:58 MST 2003

On Sun, 2003-01-19 at 15:58, MATSUI Nobuki wrote:
> My RH 8.0's rpm command is not working anymore.  rpm -i, rpm -e, rpm
> --query...it gets locked up and nothings happens.  For instance, which log
> file to look for a solution?  Is it due to a corrupted rpm db?
> Nobuki Matsui

Hi Nobuki,

I've run into this problem (or a similar one) and there are a few ways
to fix it.  One way is to shutdown, reboot, and run 'rpm --rebuilddb' at
the first opportunity.

You can get more info from the two emails in the thread at:



Edward H. Hill III, PhD 
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Golden, CO  80401          |  Phones:  303-384-2094, 303-273-3483
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