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Re: I have a corrupt FC6 rpmdb after a timed-out yum update; rpm --rebuilddb fails



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Kenneth Wolcott wrote:
> Hi;
>
>   I have a corrupt FC6 rpmdb after a timed-out yum update;
>
>   attempt to rebuild fails:
>
> rpm --rebuilddb fails:
>
> rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
> error: db4 error(-30977) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal
> error, run database recovery
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -  (-30977)
>
> How to repair the rpm db?
>
> Thanks,
> Ken Wolcott

Hi !

I face the same problem sometimes. I do rm -rf /var/lib/rpm/__db*

after that yum update/install and then yum clean all

then the occurrence frequency of the above decreases.

the best way is pirut/pup i guess.

regards,
amit.
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