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Re: rpm database error - reposted



On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 22:39, Truls Gulbrandsen wrote:
> It seems as my original message drowned in other interesting subject so, 
> therefor, here it is reposted.

I hope you have backups...:-)

I made them now, since I had that disaster. 
which reminds me, I need to check if it's being updated
> 
> Truls
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:     rpm database error
> Date:     Thu, 14 Oct 2004 19:11:35 +0200
> From:     Truls Gulbrandsen <trulsg broadpark no>
> Reply-To:     For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> To:     For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> 
> 
> 
> I am unable to run >yum update< as my rpm database has been corupted,
> please see the below errormessage.  I have tried to run the below
> commands, which I found at RedHat, but without success:
> 
> #rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
> #db_verify /var/lib/rpm/Packages
> #rpm --rebuilddb
> 
> This should fix your RPM database.
> 
> HTH,
> Prakash
> 
> 
> Can someone help me, please
> 
> Truls Gulbrandsen
> 
> -
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> [root localhost root]# yum update
> rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
> error: db4 error(-30978) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal
> error, run database recovery
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -  (-30978)
> error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> ~  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 30, in ?
> ~    yummain.main(sys.argv[1:])
> ~  File "/usr/share/yum/yummain.py", line 163, in main
> ~    (log, errorlog, filelog, conf, cmds) = parseCmdArgs(args)
> ~  File "/usr/share/yum/yummain.py", line 75, in parseCmdArgs
> ~    conf=yumconf(configfile=yumconffile)
> ~  File "/usr/share/yum/config.py", line 155, in __init__
> ~    self.yumvar['releasever'] = self._getsysver()
> ~  File "/usr/share/yum/config.py", line 285, in _getsysver
> ~    idx = ts.dbMatch('provides', self.distroverpkg)
> TypeError: rpmdb open failed
> [root localhost root]#
> 
> 
> 
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