rpmdb panic - help?

Scott R. Godin scott.g at mhg2.com
Fri Jul 7 14:23:05 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 21:15 -0400, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Marc M writes:
> > What I would really like to understand is why this happenned.   Any 
> > pointers?  
> > 
> > [root at localhost ~]# yum update
> > rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
> > error: db4 error(-30977) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, 
> > run database recovery 
> Your rpm database is corrupted.
> Try "rpm --rebuilddb".
> If this doesn't work, you're boned.

In order to possibly prevent yourself from getting further boned by the
database corruption, you might try following these instructions instead


irc.freenode.net has an #rpm support channel, which is very very
helpful, and has saved me much grief in the past.

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