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Re: No i386 images in rawhide,



>>>> I'm getting that exact error on a Fit-PC machine (AMD Geode of similar
>>>> spec to the OLPC) that's running Fedora 10. I went to upgrade it on
>>>> the weekend to F11 beta. As part of the yum upgrade I did a "yum
>>>> upgrade rpm yum" which of course pulled in python. The geode is
>>>> capable of cmov so it has a i686 glibc installed (but it complains
>>>> about the arch) so rather than installing the i386 F10 glibc so it
>>>> would go smoothly I used rpm to install the F11 i586 glibc package.
>>>> Everything runs fine but I get the same errors with rpm so its stuck
>>>> in that state at the moment. I went to do a clean install of F11 but X
>>>> fell over (which worked on F10 install) so I haven't bothered to go
>>>> any further if you want me to run some tests.
>>>
>>> Hmm, Geode doesn't fit the NSS-case as it's not multilib. Please post the
>>> exact errors you're seeing and the command that produced it. Also, does
>>> rpm
>>> itself work (ie is it just yum that's busted) and if not, what errors you
>>> get from that?
>>
>> Its just plain rpm. An example doing a simple package query gives me
>> the following
>>
>> [root cypher ~]# rpm -q glibc
>> error: Unterminated {: {_%{_keyringpath}/*.k
>>  0< /
>> error: /: reading of public key failed.
>> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - No such file or directory
>> (2)
>> error: Unterminated {: {_%{_dbpat???
>>  0< /
>> error: cannot open Packages database in /
>> package glibc is not installed
>> [root cypher ~]#
>>
>> Let me know if you want me to do further testing.
>
> Smells strongly of memory corruption... Can you run the same with valgrind?
>
> # valgrind --leak-check=yes rpm -q glibc

Hmm. don't have valgrind installed and rpm is screwed so I can't.....
suggestions?

Peter


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