[CentOS] Yet another yum/rpm update problem

Tue Oct 3 15:11:35 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 17:14 -0400, Alfred von Campe wrote:
> I am in the process of updating a dozen or so workstations from  
> CentOS 4.3 to CentOS 4.4.  I set up a local YUM repository, and have  
> been able to successfully update all systems except for one.  Both  
> yum and rpm either hang or core dump on this system.  I've done a  
> "yum clean all" and an "rpm --rebuilddb" (after deleting the __db  
> files).  I was able to successfully update yum itself, but now even a  
> "yum --version" or "rpm -q yum" hang and can only be killed with a  
> "kill -9 <pid>".

Download and install the latest versions of sqlite and python-sqlite
using RPM.

You should be able to get them here:


(or substitute x86_64 for i386 if required)

> Any suggestions on how to proceed?  I had no problems on any of the  
> other systems, and they were all configured the same way.  I wonder  
> if I may have screwed up when trying to clean up the RPM database (I  
> was following instructions posted a few months ago to this mailing  
> list)...

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