Appears to me that I'll have to fix it with a live drive, I guess. We recommend upgrading to the latest Safari, Google Chrome, or Firefox. Member 1dot75cm commented Jul 29, 2015 You should set /etc/pacman.conf， then exec pacman -v -Sy. $ vim /etc/pacman.conf RootDir = /opt/arch/ DBPath = /var/lib/pacman/ LogFile = /var/log/pacman.log $ pacman -v Root I had to do this with yaourt. this content
Burninate! But I have no idea why.:( Started up my netbook today and performed another system upgrade, ran a pacman -Qtd to try and remove some orphans and it surprisingly worked. pacman-db-upgrade does not do anything. What is the point of reporting descriptive statistics?
Topics: Active | Unanswered Index »Pacman & Package Upgrade Issues »pacman returns err failed to initialize alpm library Pages: 1 #1 2012-03-19 17:25:47 killnine Member Registered: 2011-12-14 Posts: 62 pacman returns View my complete profile Blog Archive ▼ 2016 (1) ▼ January (1) Arch Linux: fixing deleted /var/lib/pacman/ ► 2015 (4) ► August (1) ► April (1) ► March (2) Awesome Inc. Powered by Second Crack. permalinkembedsaveparent[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I do not appear to have cower installed (cannot be found by which) permalinkembedsaveparent[–]wadawalnut -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago(0 children)pacman-db-upgrade worked for me, thanks permalinkembedsaveparentgive
Not sure how that would have happened though... Calculating p values for data that is less than 1 Is Configuration Management useable for a small number of servers? So without that there's no way to know what packages are installed, hence no way to update or manage any of it. EDIT2 : I readded the repository of yaourt to pacman.conf linux arch-linux share|improve this question edited Jan 16 '15 at 18:28 asked Jan 16 '15 at 17:38 user3714670 1149 add a
Can there be harmony amongst us? Could Not Find Or Read Directory Var Lib Pacman permalinkembedsavegive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)No I have not figured it out… I cannot run makepkg, same problems as pacman. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]allanbrokeit 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Hrm... The upgrade script didn't set umask so if you have it set to something other than the default /var/lib/pacman/local/ALPM_DB_VERSION would be created with the wrong permissions.
I'd like to hear.Quick install questionLibusb timeouts with fx2lafw logic analyser and Pulseview/Sigrok-cli19 points · 11 comments Inconsistent hanging issues during boot and resuming sleep mode.This is an archived post. The error you're getting suggests that a pacman executable or library may be corrupt though so just replace the files that the tarball does contain. Then chroot into your root partition and run: cat installed_packages | xargs pacman --noconfirm --force -S There's a good chance it will error out with conflicting packages a couple times, for i got package-query to work.
Home Screenshots Packages Forums G+ Bugs Download Code Index User list Search Register Login You are not logged in. Because pacstrap will now be overwriting all the files on your system, be sure to back up /etc and any other configuration data, you'll want to copy that back over when Failed To Initialize Alpm Library (could Not Find Or Read Directory) Arch Linux HomePackagesForumsWikiBugsAURDownload Index Rules Search Register Login You are not logged in. Yaourt Failed To Initialize Alpm Library permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]fora-mejora[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(3 children)I tried extracting the tarball of the earliest pacman version in /var/cache/pacman/pkg to avoid having to reflash another live drive, and (plot twist) /var/lib/pacman
asked 1 year ago viewed 669 times active 1 year ago Blog How Do Software Developers in New York, San Francisco, London and Bangalore… Related 0Bash function/alias for package managers help5Trouble http://vbview.net/failed-to/orcs-must-die-failed-to-initialize-the-engine.php Updated the database but still I get that error. Posted by Sal Skare at 8:00 AM Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookShare to Pinterest No comments: Post a Comment Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Sal permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]DeeBoFour20 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago(4 children)You could also probably manually extract the pacman.pkg.tar.gz of the last known good version from /var/cache/pacman/pkg and manually replace the files. Pacman Arch
Ugghhh. Forum Home FAQ Search Register Login Board index Information The requested topic does not exist. If so, I have no idea. http://vbview.net/failed-to/oxc0000142-failed-to-initialize.php Arch still booted up ok once I updated my fstab, but any time I tried to run pacman I would get this error: error: failed to initialize alpm library
Topics: Active | Unanswered Index »Pacman & Package Upgrade Issues »[FIX] failed to initialize alpm library ... If that's the issue, a simple chmod 644 of that path will work. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]DeeBoFour20 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago(0 children)Oh good.
It's not clear what the problem is but it's pretty clear that it's not this :P. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]TotallyNotAnAlien 16 points17 points18 points 2 years ago(3 children)Correct me if i'm wrong but if he chroot's in won't he still be using the broken pacman? Sign in to comment Contact GitHub API Training Shop Blog About © 2016 GitHub, Inc. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]palmtree5 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(0 children)pacman -Syu -r /mnt pacman from an install disc (assuming the existing system is mounted to /mnt)?
Run pacman with the --debug flag and see if there is any clue. You won't be able to vote or comment. 313233I broke pacman.:( (self.archlinux)submitted 2 years ago * by fora-mejoraUPDATE: Issue resolved! My favourite map projection is the Robinson ( http://xkcd.com/977/ ) and I enjoy classic science fiction. check my blog Is there anyone who knows why i have this error and how i can solve it ?
Heads up, that's a known issue and an unfixable error. Browse other questions tagged linux arch-linux or ask your own question. Already have an account? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]alexduf 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)that's a good point.
Do you know what I'm missing? Edit: saw you got it figured out! permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]fora-mejora[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago*(1 child)I'm finding /var/lib/pacman/local and /var/lib/pacman/sync are still intact, and are the only subdirectories. You won't be able to vote or comment. 567Failure to initialise alpm library (self.archlinux)submitted 1 year ago * by [deleted]After updating to the new version of pacman, whenever I run pacman or makepkg error: failed to
Now copy back over your saved /etc folder and any other saved configuration files and you should have a working pacman again. The program pkgfile is what I used. So it would be more useful to use pacstrap to use the USB arch's pacman. Reload to refresh your session.
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