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Re: Strange update error message and system will not update

Am Mo, den 05.09.2005 schrieb Charles Layno um 18:54:

> I have 3 FC2 machines and recently did an apt-get update on them. All seemed 
> to go well. Today I tried to do another update and I now get the following 
> update message on all three machines. One is a Dell server, and the other two 
> are workstations.
> rpmdb: Program version 4.3 doesn't match environment version
> error: db4 error(-30974) from dbenv->open: DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database 
> environment version mismatch
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -  (-30974)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> E: could not open RPM database
> This looks really bad. Is it as bad as it looks and is there a way to recover 
> from this without having to reinstall the whole system?
> Charles Layno
> Greensboro, NC

Did you set LD_ASSUME_KERNEL? I remember to have seen reports by people
setting this. Else see



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