Re: RPM failures when using 2.6.X kernels on RH9

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Mar 24 2004 - 22:39:03 EST

On Thu, 25 Mar 2004, Peter Williams wrote:
> When attempting to install RPM packages on RH9 using any 2.6.X kernel I
> get the following error messages:

Yes. Buggy rpm binary which tries to use direct-IO without proper
alignment etc.

Work around by doing

export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1

and then upgrade to a fixed rpm binary as quickly as possible.

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