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bootstrap freezes

A.B.

bootstrap freezes
« on: February 06, 2002, 03:06:07 AM »
I downloaded SME v 5.1 and installed it fresh, no upgrades, on a couple of computers and had the same problem:

When I reach

Starting bootstrap-console :

nothing happens.......

Any ideas onhow to fix this?

Thanks
A.B.

David

Re: bootstrap freezes
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2002, 05:35:38 PM »
According to the faq, it states that there is a problem with the rpm database after a 5.x to 5.1.2 upgrade.  It states that you should boot into single user mode and run the command  rpm --rebuilddb.  This error also happens after a fresh install of 5.1.2.  When you boot into single user mode and execute the following command  rpm --rebuilddb, you get a command not found error.  performing a find / -name rpm returns no files found.  The installs I performed were SERVER ONLY.  My guess is that those who have performed the server/gateway installs have not had this problem.