Description of problem:
When attempting to install RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm with the "rpm -i"
command, get the following list of errors >>
[root@deneb rpms]# rpm -i RealPlayer10GOLD.rpm
rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
error: db4 error(-30978) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal
error, run database recovery
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - (-30978)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download the above rpm from the website
2. type rpm -i filename (making sure that the rpm file is executable
by making necessary permission changes) as root.
installation of the rpm package.
Try this first
rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
Test with (as root)
Does that "fix"? If not poke me, and I'll tell you what to do
I just ran into this, but I had not tryed to install RealPlayer (or
any other third party stuff -- just regular FC2 stuff from the install
CDs and up2date). I did the "rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*" command and
that seemed to fix the problem.