[mythtv-users] Re: apt-get on FC3 still broken?

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Tue Aug 2 22:05:02 UTC 2005

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 05:10:50PM -0400, Christopher Holmes wrote:
> On 8/2/05, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 04:29:28PM -0400, Christopher Holmes wrote:
> > > That's great, but is there a way to fix a buggered system AFTER you're hosed?
> > > Rpm & apt don't work now and I don't have yum or smart installed.
> > 
> > What does "rpm don't work" mean?

> rpmdb: unable to initialize mutex: Function not implemented
> rpmdb: /var/lib/rpm/__db.001: unable to initialize environment lock:
> Function not implemented
> error: db4 error(38) from dbenv->open: Function not implemented
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Function not implemented (38)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

Try rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__*. If that doesn't fix it yet, then place the
following into /etc/rpm/macros:

%__dbi_cdb  create cdb private mpool mp_mmapsize=16Mb mp_size=1Mb

Remove it again after upgrading.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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