halt at 1206 of 1206 packages installed

Michal Jaegermann michal at harddata.com
Sat Nov 21 05:29:49 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 10:19:34PM -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2009/11/19 23:26 (GMT-0700) Michal Jaegermann composed:
> > Felix Miata wrote:
> >   - did something put funky attributes on files in /var/log/rpm?
> not likely
> >   - is your file system which holds /var/lib/rpm healthy?
> It was right before I started Anaconda, but I wasn't paying attention of
> first reboot after and am thus unsure whether Anaconda left it corrupted.
> > 'man lsattr' describes how to list attributes and 'man chattr'
> > explains their meanings but run fsck first.
> By the time I saw this reply I had already started installation all over
> again.

It is too late now but a file system corruption sometimes results in
strange attributes set on inodes.  I have seen that on some
occassions.  It is a possibility as you have seen that on a file
replacement step and not when creating new database files.


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