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Cisco Bug: CSCup49829 - 3.5.0 : YUM installation fails while doing yum groupupdate vdstv-rtsp

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Jun 21, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Videoscape Distribution Suite for Television

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Description (partial)

YUM update doesn't happen with yum throwing below exception on yum update.

[root@CC_MOP_STR2_251 ~]# yum groupupdate vdstv-rtsp
Setting up Group Process
Package cddm-1.0.1-1.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in ?
yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 309, in user_main
errcode = main(args)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 178, in main
result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 349, in doCommands
return self.yum_cli_commands[self.basecmd].doCommand(self, self.basecmd, self.extcmds)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 423, in doCommand
return base.installGroups(extcmds)
File "/usr/share/yum-cli/", line 990, in installGroups
txmbrs = self.selectGroup(group.groupid)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 2147, in selectGroup
txmbrs = self.install(name = pkg)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 2657, in install
txmbrs = self.update(po=po)
File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/yum/", line 2940, in update
updated_pkg = self.rpmdb.searchPkgTuple(updated)[0]
IndexError: list index out of range

There could be many reasons for RPM DB getting damaged. The network connectivity lost in this case while doing the yum upgrade.
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