[TriLUG] hosed system, HELP!!!!!!!!!
Fri, 30 Nov 2001 20:14:20 -0500
Ok, guys, I think I just did a very bad thing. I was installing flexbackup
on our CVS server at work. So, as part of that process, I decide
to install afio and buffer. No problem... quick trip to SuSE's web site,
download the rpm's, and off to the races, right?
No. I try to install afio.rpm, and it informs me that my glibc version
isn't new enough. Great. Force it to install with a --nodeps switch,
and everything is hunky-dory, right?
No. Now, when I try to actually execute afio, it tells me ( suprise,
suprise ) that my glibc version isn't new enough. Back to the SuSE ftp
download the glibc.rpm file, run rpm -U, and now we're cooking with gas,
No. The glibc rpm seemed to upgrade ok, although there were some messages,
something about LC_MESSAGE not in path,
or something like that, that I didn't understand. BUT... the real problem
is, rpm doesn't work now. As soon as I try to
do anything with rpm, I get this:
rpm: loadlocale.c:221: _nl_load_local: Assertion 'idx % __alignof__
(u_int32_t) == 0' failed.
So, anyway, afio works now, but no rpm. I'm assuming that upgrading the
rpm package would probably fix this.. but,
how the heck do I upgrade rpm now?
Any and all help is GREATLY appreciated....
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