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sjorge
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:12 pm    Post subject: using rpm Reply with quote

Hi all,

I need to install and rpm (kerio mail server)
so i ran sudo emerge rpm...
afther emerging 6 packages in totoal rpm was installed.

but when i run
rpm -i kerio-kms-6.3.0-2132.linux.i386.rpm

I get

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error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - No such file or directory (2)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm


any ideas?
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kernelOfTruth
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sjorge, if you're using the newest version of rpm this is a known problem:

please have a look at rpm error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
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sjorge
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2006 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks I'll have a read through it.
i'll post back alter if it worked

Edit Success! 8)

note to self: get better at using search
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Installing Gentoo to Duplicate Threads.
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