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Re: rpmq hangs, rpm --rebuilddb gives segmentation fault



On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Don Levey wrote:

> Looking online, I see that one was to deal with this is to rebuild the RPM
> database via 'rpm --rebuilddb'.  However, that seg faults on me.  I tried to
> run 'yum clean' to no avail.  Should I try 'rpm --initdb' instead?

Only if you want to completely trash your database and start again with a
blank one. Instead, try rebooting which should kill any stuck processes
and rpm lock files, then see if rpm --rebuilddb works any better.

	Michael Young


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