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Re: yum recovery issue



On Tue, 2009-02-24 at 11:22 -0500, Chris Tyler wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-24 at 08:17 -0800, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
> > In the process of getting Fedora 10 up and running on a x86_64 machine
> > I've totally messed up yum and am getting this error:
> > 
> > rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
> > 
> > How do I run "recovery"

> # rm /var/lib/rpm/__db.*     # Note double "_" characters
> # rpm --rebuilddb

OK, I did that without incident. But then..

[33] /home/magnusg $ yum install yumex 
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit     
rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
error: db4 error(-30975) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error,
run database
recovery                                                                   
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -
(-30975)                         
error: cannot open Packages database
in /var/lib/rpm                            
Traceback (most recent call
last):                                              
  File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in
<module>                                     
    yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 229, in user_main
    errcode = main(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 84, in main
    base.getOptionsConfig(args)
  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 184, in getOptionsConfig
    enabled_plugins=self.optparser._splitArg(opts.enableplugins))
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 192, in
_getConfig
    self._conf = config.readMainConfig(startupconf)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 758, in
readMainConfig
    yumvars['releasever'] = _getsysver(startupconf.installroot,
startupconf.distroverpkg)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 828, in
_getsysver
    idx = ts.dbMatch('provides', distroverpkg)
TypeError: rpmdb open failed


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