[Centos] rpm db

Tue Jan 18 12:14:51 UTC 2005
Ryan Sweet <rsweet at aoes.com>

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, JCT wrote:

> Hi All,
> I wonder if someone can help. My rpm db was corrupted.
> So I ran  rm -f __db* followed  rpm rebuild db which ran OK. But I keep
> getting the following error.
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> warning: kernel-source-2.4.21-20.0.1.EL.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key
> ID 025e513b
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

that sounds like you don't have permission to read the rpm db.  Are you sure 
that you are running as root or that you didn't change the permissions on 


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