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Re: rpm db problem



On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 09:29 +0200, Erwin Rol wrote:
> This morning i tried to do a yum update and got an error, when trying a
> rpm -qa i got the following error;
> 
> [root xpc erwin]# rpm -qa
> rpmdb: /var/lib/rpm/Packages: Invalid hash meta page 0
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Invalid argument (22)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> 
> I have no idea how this happened, have others seen this problem
> recently? And more important how can it be fixed?

OK fixed it by removing the __db.??? files, but i still don't understand
how this could happen. The only thing i did was yum update. Yesterday
there where missing deps, so i tried again today and than got the
error. 

- Erwin



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