[CentOS] Very strange problem i have faced in my 2 years carrier
feizhou at graffiti.net
Fri Sep 14 13:48:00 UTC 2007
Bill Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2007, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Bill Campbell wrote:
>>> Unfortunately that isn't much use if you're running the default
>>> system with prelink as it changes large numbers of executables
>>> rendering the RPM verify close to useless.
>> unless you are using a very old version of rpm, prelink is not a problem
> There are still a metric tonne of S.5... lines when doing ``rpm -V''
Yeah, a good number of my configuration files suffer from that. I wonder
> I just ran a script now that checks all packages on a fresh
> install of Centos 5, x86_64 with all updates applied. This
> should be pretty clean on a new install, but ``wc'' on the output
> returns ``45031 100197 2608718''. Over 45,000 lines of output
> is a bit much on a new system.
I do not know about Centos 5, my system is Centos 4.
> Running ``fgrep S.5 filename | grep '/usr/bin/' | wc'' returns
> 446 files that fail verification in just the /usr/bin directory.
'rpm -Va > verifycheck3'
fgrep S.5 verifycheck3 | grep '/usr/bin/'
That 446 would not happen to be last number from wc output would it? The
above yields 144 characters, 10 words and 5 lines if piped into wc.
> This is on a system without prelink, and hasn't been up long
> enough for cron to have run it in any case. My guess is that it
> has something to do with the way CentOS handles 64 bit packaging.
> It appears that it's installing i386 and x86_64 versions of
> packages. ``rpm -qa | sort | uniq -c'' shows 337 packages with
> the duplicate names.
The above was on a 64-bit system.
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