Running yum localupdate *.rpm and rpm -Uvh *.rpm fails on RHEL6

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  • yum localupdate *.rpm is failing on a RHEL 6 system:

    [root@localhost ~]# yum update --downloadonly
    [root@localhost ~]# cd /var/cache/yum/x86_64/6Server/rhel-x86_64-server-6/packages/
    [root@localhost packages]# yum localupdate *.rpm
       Updating   : libgcc-4.4.6-3.el6.x86_64                                  1/719 
    Error: Cannot open file hwdata-0.233-7.6.el6.noarch.rpm: [Errno 2] No such file
       or directory: 'hwdata-0.233-7.6.el6.noarch.rpm'
    TypeError: an integer is required error: python callback <bound method
       RPMTransaction.callback of <yum.rpmtrans.RPMTransaction instance at
       0x3e8f290>> failed, aborting!
  • rpm -Uvh *.rpm fails in the same way:

    [root@localhost ~]# cd /var/cache/yum/x86_64/6Server/rhel-x86_64-server-6/packages/
    [root@localhost packages]# rpm -Uvh *.rpm
    error: open of hwdata-0.233-7.6.el6.noarch.rpm failed: No such file or directory


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 to 6.2
  • rpm-4.8.0-19.el6

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