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RE: Up2date crash



Doesn't appear to be any db there...

[root mis02tc07927 root]# cd /var/lib/rpm/
[root mis02tc07927 rpm]# ls
Basenames     Group       Providename     Requireversion
Conflictname  Installtid  Provideversion  Sha1header
Dirnames      Name        Pubkeys         Sigmd5
Filemd5s      Packages    Requirename     Triggername

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com 
> [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Alfred Hovdestad
> Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 11:13
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> Subject: Re: Up2date crash
> 
> 
> The other thing to try is to go to /var/lib/rpm and delete 
> the __db* files:
> 
> cd /var/lib/rpm
> rm __db*
> 
> 
> Then try the up2date again.
> 
>     Alfred Hovdestad, RHCE
>     University of Saskatchewan
> 
> 
> 
> Jeff wrote:
> > Did that, it just says that the system is already up to date.
> > 
> > Jeff
> > 
> > 
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
> >>[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of chockalingam
> >>Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 01:01
> >>To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> >>Subject: Re: Up2date crash
> >>
> >>
> >>Hi Jeff,
> >> As instructed, delete all the rpm files in the
> >>/var/spool/up2date folder and reboot the server to normal and 
> >>oce again try the up2date -u command for a complete update......
> >>  regards,
> >>Chockalingam.S
> >>
> >> On 10/5/05, Jeff <jsmforum optonline net> wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>>From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
> >>>>[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Andrew Bacchi
> >>>>Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 16:25
> >>>>To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> >>>>Subject: Re: Up2date crash
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>Reboot to single user mode, look to see if /var/spool/up2date is
> >>>>full. Try 'df -h' or 'du -h /var/spool/'. Find the full directory,
> >>>>clean it out and reboot to normal. You should be able to
> >>>>save this from a full install.
> >>>>
> >>>>Look here for howto on booting to single user.
> >>>>http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/linux/RHL-7.3-Manual/custom
> >>>>-guide/s1-rescuemode-booting-single.html
> >>>>
> >>>>On Tue, 2005-10-04 at 16:02, Jeff wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>Hey all,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Running RHES3 and did an up2date. The / partition was full and
> >>>>>because of this up2date crashed during the install phase.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Now the server won't boot correctly, I've lost X windows
> >>>>
> >>>>and have to
> >>>>
> >>>>>boot to runlevel 3. Non of my daemons start automatically
> >>>>
> >>>>so I have
> >>>>
> >>>>>to run /etc/init/network and every thing else in
> >>>>
> >>>>/etc/init.d/ manually
> >>>>
> >>>>>to get things going.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>If I run up2date -u again, I get the following.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>[root mis02tc07927 root]# up2date -u
> >>>>>Traceback (most recent call last):
> >>>>>File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 1174, in ?
> >>>>>sys.exit(main() or 0)
> >>>>>File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 668, in main
> >>>>>up2dateAuth.updateLoginInfo()
> >>>>>File "up2dateAuth.py", line 151, in updateLoginInfo
> >>>>>File "up2dateAuth.py", line 105, in login
> >>>>>File "up2dateAuth.py", line 49, in maybeUpdateVersion File
> >>>>>"/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateUtils.py",
> >>>>
> >>>>line 228, in
> >>>>
> >>>>>getVersion
> >>>>>release, version = getOSVersionAndRelease()
> >>>>>File "/usr/share/rhn/up2date_client/up2dateUtils.py",
> >>>>
> >>>>line 221, in
> >>>>
> >>>>>getOSVersionAndRelease
> >>>>>raise up2dateErrors.RpmError(
> >>>>>up2date_client.up2dateErrors.RpmError: RPM error. The
> >>
> >>message was:
> >>
> >>>>>Could not determine what version of Red Hat Linux you are
> >>>>
> >>>>running. If
> >>>>
> >>>>>you get this error, try running
> >>>>>
> >>>>>rpm --rebuilddb
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Although running rpm --rebuilddb does't help.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Any ideas how I can unscrew this without a total re-install?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Thanks,
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Jeff
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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> >>>
> >>>No need for single user mode, I can get logged in running RL3.
> >>>
> >>>The full directory was /mnt/USBDrive. The problem was the was no
> >>>external USB drive mounted and a backup script ran. This 
> filled up /
> >>>
> >>>That's since been cleaned out.
> >>>
> >>>[root mis02tc07927 up2date]# df -h
> >>>Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> >>>/dev/sda7 11G 252M 9.9G 3% /
> >>>/dev/sda3 122M 31M 85M 27% /boot
> >>>/dev/sda2 2.5G 209M 2.2G 9% /home
> >>>none 1004M 0 1004M 0% /dev/shm
> >>>/dev/sda8 1012M 33M 928M 4% /tmp
> >>>/dev/sda5 108G 63G 40G 62% /usr
> >>>/dev/sda6 79G 35G 40G 47% /var
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>That being said, /var/spool/up2date contains a lot of rpm files.
> >>>Should I delete these?
> >>>
> >>>Jeff
> >>>
> >>>
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