Problem with yum database

JD jd1008 at
Fri Jun 25 19:32:35 UTC 2010

On 06/25/2010 12:02 PM, Bill Crawford was caught red-handed while writing::
> On 25 June 2010 19:11, JD<jd1008 at>  wrote:
>> error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal
>> error, run database recovery
> cd /var/lib/rpm
> /usr/lib/rpm/rpmdb_recover
Thank you Bill.
Will try it next time (hope I do not have to :)
I had already started Craig White's suggestion:

rpm --rebuilddb

which finished OK, and I am now updating
and it seems to be working rather well.

I will remember the rpmdb_recover.
It is a symlink to /usr/bin/db_recover



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