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Re: yum update: Fatal error, run database recovery ??



On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 3:16 PM, sean darcy <seandarcy2 gmail com> wrote:
> On F11 beta:
>
> yum update
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit
> rpmdb: Thread/process 3935/140267357374192 failed: Thread died in Berkeley
> DB library
> error: db4 error(-30974) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error,
> run database recovery
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -  (-30974)
> 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 309, in user_main
>    errcode = main(args)
>  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/yummain.py", line 157, in main
>    base.getOptionsConfig(args)
>  File "/usr/share/yum-cli/cli.py", line 187, in getOptionsConfig
>    self.conf
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 649, in
> <lambda>
>    conf = property(fget=lambda self: self._getConfig(),
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 239, in
> _getConfig
>    self._conf = config.readMainConfig(startupconf)
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 794, in
> readMainConfig
>    yumvars['releasever'] = _getsysver(startupconf.installroot,
> startupconf.distroverpkg)
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 867, in
> _getsysver
>    idx = ts.dbMatch('provides', distroverpkg)
> TypeError: rpmdb open failed
>
> And this didn't fix it:
> rpm --rebuilddb
> rpmdb: Thread/process 3935/140267357374192 failed: Thread died in Berkeley
> DB library
> error: db4 error(-30974) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error,
> run database recovery
> error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -  (-30974)
>
> I'll file a bug, but how can I fix this in the meantime?

Reboot? Odd, I know, but I've had to on occasions where updates put
libraries in confused states.

jerry


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