[OpenAFS] erasing a previous version

Charles Duffy cduffy@spamcop.net
Wed, 09 Nov 2005 05:43:11 -0600

First, use rpm -q commands (ie. rpm -qa | grep -ie afs) to find out 
exactly what versions RPM thinks are installed. Once you know that, you 
should be able to remove them -- either from the database only (rpm -e 
--dbonly <packagename>) or completely.

Also, using "rpm -V <packagename>" to find out which version is 
*actually* installed correctly (when rpm thinks two versions are 
present) is useful -- if one of them is installed correctly and the 
other one has errors (because its files have been overwritten by the 
correctly-installed one), you can then use a --dbonly remove to kill the