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Re: yum Segmentation fault



On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 08:11 +1100, Yuandan Zhang wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> When i use yum for update or check-update, it frequently ended with
> "Segmentation fault". Most time, this was corrected after reboot the
> system.
> 
> my kernel is  2.6.18-1.2257.fc5 and yum is  yum-2.6.1-0.fc5 
> 
> how to fix it?
> 
> below is yum update messenge:
> 
> 
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Loading "downloadonly" plugin
> Setting up Update Process
> Setting up repositories
> dries
> [1/4] 
> updates
> [2/4]
> core
> [3/4]
> extras
> [4/4] 
> Reading repository metadata in from local files
> Excluding Packages in global exclude list
> Finished
> Segmentation fault

Try the following and see if it fixes it.  As the root user:

	# rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db* (that's two underscores)
	# rpm --rebuilddb

The "rpm --rebuilddb" will take a while to complete.  Then try your "yum
update" and see if it's better.

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