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"rpm -qa" does not return any output.

skt_skt
Honored Contributor

"rpm -qa" does not return any output.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant Update 4)

Linux hostname 2.6.9-42.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Jul 12 23:27:17 EDT 2006 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

any fix??
4 REPLIES
Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: "rpm -qa" does not return any output.

¿Have you tried rpm --rebuilddb?:

http://www.informatimago.com/linux/rpm-rebuilddb.html
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
skt_skt
Honored Contributor

Re: "rpm -qa" does not return any output.

yes. that did not help.

file /var/lib/rpm/Packages was zipped by error and which caused the problem.
Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: "rpm -qa" does not return any output.

That particular file is part of the rpm package itself.

Check the integrity of the package:

# rpm -V rpm


If you have any output of that command, resintall the rpm package using --force --replacefiles.
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
Randy Jones_3
Trusted Contributor

Re: "rpm -qa" does not return any output.