[Yum] Segmentation fault

Jason M Cox jasonmcox at CHARTER.NET
Thu Apr 22 06:35:10 UTC 2004

seth vidal wrote:

>On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 02:04 -0500, Jason M Cox wrote:
>>I copy and paste the screen here its pretty self explanitory what my 
>>problem is. Im using RH9.
>>[jason at fl2-24 jason]$ su root
>>[root at fl2-24 jason]# yum install mplayer
>>Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
>>Server: ATrpms stable for rhl 9
>>Server: Red Hat Linux 9 - i386 - Base
>>Server: Red Hat Linux 9 - Updates
>>Finding updated packages
>>Downloading needed headers
>>Resolving dependencies
>>Segmentation fault
>run a memory check on your system or check your rpmdb for issues -
>something is causing rpm or python or one of the other support
>modules/libraries to segfault.
>if you're seeing it during Resolving dependencies everytime look for a
>locked or mishandled rpm db.
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Running a memcheck would need memtest86+ kernel? If so what repository 
would have that kernael. I havent tried this yet but i found that it 
seemes only to segfault installing mplayer. I sucessfully updated the 
kernal and resolved dependancies on other installs since.

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