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Rpm database vanished after installing glibc-2.1.94-3

From: root
Subject: Rpm database vanished after installing

>Submitter-Id:	net
>Originator:	root
 <organization of PR author (multiple lines)>
 I'm a student only
>Confidential:	no
>Synopsis:	Rpm database vanished
>Severity:	serious
>Priority:	high
>Category:	libc
>Class:		support
>Release:	libc-2.1.94
	<machine, os, target, libraries (multiple lines)>
Machine: Pentium II 350 MHz, 96 MB RAM
OS: RedHat Linux (originally 6.0, but I've upgraded a
Host type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
System: Linux Kristian 2.4.0-test10 #1 Sat Nov 11
01:05:56 CET 2000 i686 unknown
Architecture: i686

Addons: c_stubs glibc-compat linuxthreads
Build CFLAGS: -march=i386 -D__USE_STRING_INLINES
-fstrict-aliasing -freorder-blocks -DNDEBUG=1 -g -O3
Build CC: gcc
Compiler version: 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.0)
Kernel headers: 2.4.0-test10
Symbol versioning: yes
Build static: yes
Build shared: yes
Build pic-default: no
Build profile: yes
Build omitfp: no
Build bounded: no
Build static-nss: no
Stdio: libio

	<precise description of the problem (multiple lines)>
I installed glibc 2.1.94-3 together with the following

All packages were found at
The install were done in runlevel 1 with a single
command line.
After this, my rpm database was gone. rpm now reports
that no packages are
installed. I tried "rpm --rebuilddb", but it didn't
seem to do any work at all
(harddrive led showed no activity) and my database did
not return.
	<code/input/activities to reproduce the problem
(multiple lines)>
Since rpm doesn't work, I can't uninstall the
packages, so I can't reproduce
the bug. My old version of glibc was 2.1.3-15. Rpm was
I didn't have any of the db[1,2,3] packages until now.
	<how to correct or work around the problem, if known
(multiple lines)>
I don't know! I hope you can answer that!

If you are not the ones that should have this bug
report, then please tell me!
Also feel free to mail me if you need any more info!

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