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Re: Yum says package "ntp" is not available which is not true



On Sat, 2007-08-04 at 18:58 -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
> At 9:25 PM +0200 8/4/07, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
>  ...
> >There is something really weird going on here:
> >
> >[root nexus etc]# rpm -ql ntp
> >package ntp is not installed
> >[root nexus etc]# rpm -ql ntp-4.2.4p2-3.fc8
> >/etc/ntp
> >/etc/ntp.conf
> >/etc/ntp/crypto
> >/etc/ntp/crypto/pw
> >/etc/ntp/keys
> >...
> >
> >Why doesn't rpm recognize the package with the name "ntp"? I even removed
> >the package with "rpm -e --nodeps ntp-4.2.4p2-3.fc8" (again just saying
> >"ntp" isn't enough) and reinstalled it but that doesn't help.
> >
> >I also tried to check the db:
> >[root nexus ~]# package-cleanup --problems
> >Setting up yum
> >No Repositories Available to Set Up
> >Reading local RPM database
> >Processing all local requires
> >No problems found
> >
> >That doesn't look quite right...
> 
> That doesn't check the database files.  If the option hasn't been removed
> yet, "rpm --verifydb" will check the individual files, though not the
> referential integrity, of the RPM database.

rpm -Va --nofiles --nomd5

see what that outputs
-sv



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