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Yum on Fedora Core 1

Posted on 2004-08-01
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I installed yum-2.0.7-1.noarch.rpm


And this is all it does

[root@ns3 root]# yum check-update
Segmentation fault

Whats wrong??



default yum conf

[root@ns3 root]# cat /etc/yum.conf
[main]
cachedir=/var/cache/yum
debuglevel=2
logfile=/var/log/yum.log
pkgpolicy=newest
distroverpkg=redhat-release
tolerant=1
exactarch=1

[base]
name=Red Hat Linux $releasever - $basearch - Base
baseurl=http://mirror.dulug.duke.edu/pub/yum-repository/redhat/$releasever/$basearch/


[updates]
name=Red Hat Linux $releasever - Updates
baseurl=http://mirror.dulug.duke.edu/pub/yum-repository/redhat/updates/$releasever/

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by:jlevie
ID: 11688233
It might be that your rpm database isn't quite right, try 'rpm --rebuilddb' and then see if you will run.
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11693116
same thing! Any other ideas?
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by:jlevie
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Does this system have the standard Fedora Core 1 python installation? Has anything been installed from other than a Core 1 distribution, and if so what?
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11695592
I downloaded the ISO and installed with no problems, then the very next step was putting yum on the system. I put yum on there and it did not work!

yarrow-i386-disc1.iso  
yarrow-i386-disc2.iso  
yarrow-i386-disc3.iso  
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by:jlevie
ID: 11696337
Dunno, what happens if you do 'yum list' or 'yum update'?
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11696508
[root@ns3 root]# yum list
Segmentation fault
[root@ns3 root]# yum update
Segmentation fault

Instantly!!

I don't know why this would happen on a fresh system. Should i try apt-get?
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11696521
Check this out as well.

[root@ns3 root]# up2date --help
Segmentation fault
[root@ns3 root]# yum --help
Segmentation fault


What does that mean?
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by:jlevie
ID: 11698080
Hmm, it sounds like something on the system, perhaps a library, is corrupt.

Do you get an MD5 errors from and 'rpm --verify --all'?
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11698936
it prints all kind of stuff

[root@ns3 src]# rpm --verify --all
S.5....T c /etc/pam.d/system-auth
S.5....T c /etc/openldap/ldap.conf
..5.....   /usr/lib/locale/be_BY.utf8/LC_COLLATE
..5.....   /usr/lib/locale/ru_RU.utf8/LC_COLLATE
..5.....   /usr/lib/locale/ru_UA.utf8/LC_COLLATE
..5.....   /usr/lib/locale/sv_SE.utf8/LC_COLLATE
..5.....   /usr/lib/locale/zh_HK/LC_CTYPE
.......T c /etc/libuser.conf
S.5....T c /etc/ldap.conf
..5.....   /usr/src/linux-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/include/asm-ia64/sn/sn2/shub_mmr_t.h
.......T c /etc/yum.conf
.M......   /dev/shm
..5.....   /usr/lib/isdn/te_etsi.qm1
.M......   /etc/cups
S.5....T c /etc/cups/cupsd.conf
.......T c /etc/cups/printers.conf
.M......   /var/spool/cups/tmp
S.5....T c /etc/profile
..5.....   /usr/sbin/pppdump
S.5....T c /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
..5.....   /usr/bin/postgres
.....UG.   /var/lib/pgsql
.....UG. c /var/lib/pgsql/.bash_profile
.....UG.   /var/lib/pgsql/backups
.....UG.   /var/lib/pgsql/data
.M......   /dev/shm
.M....G.   /dev/tty1
.M....G.   /dev/tty2
.M....G.   /dev/tty3
.M....G.   /dev/tty4
.M....G.   /dev/tty5
.M....G.   /dev/tty6
.......T c /etc/inittab
S.5....T c /etc/rc.d/rc.local
.M......   /dev/shm
S.5....T c /etc/krb.conf
.......T c /etc/pam_smb.conf
S.5....T c /etc/sysconfig/pcmcia
S.5....T c /etc/aliases
S.5....T c /etc/mail/local-host-names
.......T c /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
S.5....T c /etc/mail/statistics
SM5....T c /etc/mail/submit.cf
S.5....T c /etc/mail/virtusertable
..5.....   /usr/bin/smbcquotas
..5.....   /usr/lib/Omni/libKyocera_FS_850A_FS_850.so.2.0.0
..5.....   /usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/Ft/Xml/Xslt/XPatternParserc.so
.M....G. c /var/named/chroot/dev/null
.M...... c /var/named/chroot/dev/random
.....U.. c /var/named/chroot/etc/rndc.key
.....U..   /var/named/chroot/var/named
......G.   /var/run/dovecot-login
..5.....   /usr/lib/gconv/EUC-KR.so
..5.....   /usr/lib/gconv/UHC.so
..5.....   /usr/bin/python
..5.....   /usr/bin/python2.2
..5.....   /usr/lib/python2.2/fileinput.py
..5.....   /sbin/dump
.......T c /etc/yp.conf
S.5..... c /etc/rndc.key
S.5....T c /etc/sysconfig/named
..5.....   /usr/include/boost/graph/isomorphism.hpp
..5.....   /usr/include/boost/numeric/ublas/matrix.hpp
..5.....   /usr/include/boost/numeric/ublas/matrix_sparse.hpp
S.5....T c /etc/named.conf
.......T c /var/named/localhost.zone
.......T c /var/named/named.ca
.......T c /var/named/named.local
.......T c /etc/krb5.conf
S.5....T c /etc/sysconfig/rhn/up2date-uuid

and on and on
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11704581
I installed yumf rom the cd the test.


Just installed off of CD 1
I copied /mnt/cdrom/Fedora/RPMS/yum-2.0.4-2.noarch.rpm then installed

[root@ns3 root]# rpm -Uhv yum-2.0.4-2.noarch.rpm
warning: yum-2.0.4-2.noarch.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 4f2a6fd2
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:yum                    ########################################### [100%]
[root@ns3 root]# yum
Segmentation fault


same thing!
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by:clintonm9
ID: 11708610
I fixed it!

It was a bad mother board and it messed up the install. I reinistall the OS and it fixed it!
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by:jlevie
ID: 11709579
Are you seeing any other "interesting" problems with this system? Given the failure  of the Fedora copy of yum I'm wondering if there's some sort of a hardware problem.
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by:jlevie
ID: 11709788
Looks like we crossed "in the mail"...
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by:jlevie
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Okay with me...
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