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If enough space is not available in /var filesystem, then yum will fail. 1 members found this post helpful. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie [SOLVED] Error: rpmdb open failed User Name Remember Me? what is that : when i 'm trying to play a video -an .avi file or a dvd- the laptop freezes, i have to restart it from the power button. UPSTREAM Comment 5 Răzvan Sandu 2007-07-13 02:56:46 EDT *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 245389 *** Note You need to log in before you can comment on Source

If you see that, then you may want to run fsck on your partition to ensure you don't have file corruption. –The Doctor What Jul 15 at 15:28 add a comment| rpm: However assuming you know what you are doing... Loaded plugins: fastestmirror rpmdb: unable to join the environment error: db4 error(11) from dbenv->open: Resource temporarily unavailable error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Resource temporarily unavailable (11) error: cannot It works. http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/198703/yum-errorrpmdb-open-failed

How do you expect a program built for Fedora to run in Ubuntu if they have different versions of libraries? mddnix View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by mddnix 07-11-2013, 07:59 AM #8 windstory Member Registered: Nov 2008 Posts: 486 DIONISIS POLITI13th November 2010, 07:36 PMoh!

Bug485142 - Yum cannot open RPM database Summary: Yum cannot open RPM database Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 455836 Aliases: None Product: Fedora Classification: Fedora Component: yum (Show other bugs) Sub All Rights Reserved. Password Home Search Forums Register Forum RulesMan PagesUnix Commands Linux Commands FAQ Members Today's Posts Red Hat Red Hat is the world's leading open source technology solutions provider with offerings including If you are using Debian, look for .deb versions of packages to install, or else get used to the errors.

very simple but so effective. Tags: centos, rpm, yum 7 comments Comment from: pavan [Visitor] Good one.. Your solution worked. 09/04/15 @ 02:49 Comment from: Patrick O'Connor [Visitor] It worked perfectly, thanks very much. 11/12/15 @ 09:01 Leave a comment Name: Email: Your email address will not be What now?

Why are angular frequencies used when studying crystal vibrations, over normal frequencies? This is quite the messy situation. To minimize risk, make a backup of files in /var/lib/rpm/ using cp command: mkdir /root/backups.rpm.mm_dd_yyyy/ cp -avr /var/lib/rpm/ /root/backups.rpm.mm_dd_yyyy/ To fix this problem, try: # rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db* # db_verify /var/lib/rpm/Packages Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started

Was a massive case of voter fraud uncovered in Florida? http://forums.fedoraforum.org/archive/index.php/t-254431.html Regards, Răzvan Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Can't verify, since the database is inaccesible. ;-) However, there are no custom packages - from official Fedora 7 only. Top Log in or register to post comments Like June 1, 2012 #7 designer Linux version 2.6.32-5-amd64 (Debian 2.6.32-45) ([email protected]) (gcc version 4.3.5 (Debian 4.3.5-4) ) #1 SMP Sun May 6 Linux package dependency with various versions of the difference between no one wanted it solves?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i have downloaded the codecs via Autoten. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-root-device.html Print This Log in or register to post comments Like (0 likes) 8 Comments Comments RecommendedDate May 31, 2012 #2 marc Have you tried using alien? david5mitchell8 June 29, 2016 at 5:37 pm | Reply Thumbs up!!! glennzo16th November 2010, 09:54 PMNo idea.

mddnix View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by mddnix 07-11-2013, 09:44 AM #12 windstory Member Registered: Nov 2008 Posts: 486 How reproducible: On some F7 boxes. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. have a peek here Top Log in or register to post comments Like June 1, 2012 #3 designer rpmdb: Program version 4.8 doesn't match environment version 5.1 If I use alien, I get the above

any idea? Next time the laptop freezes see if CTRL/ALT/F2 gets you to a command line log in. I have 218G free space.

How to check for the availability of free disk space on the filesystem?

Quote: [[email protected] Documents]# yum -y update error: db3 error(22) from dbenv->open: Invalid argument error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Invalid argument (22) error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm davidnewcomb This entry was posted on January 6th, 2012 at 10:54:00 am by admin and is filed under System Admin. Top Log in or register to post comments Like June 1, 2012 #5 designer Do you mean this problem can not be resolved? When a new version of an application comes out in Fedora, and if that new version uses a different version of the compiler, I see that the whole list of dependencies

If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place! i get the following message: rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery error: cannot open Packages index using db3 The solution is to delete and then rebuild the database: Code: # rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db.[0-9][0-9]* # rpm --quiet -qa I hope this helps. 1 members found this post helpful. Check This Out Use of the information and its application in any form is sole discretion and responsibility of the user.

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Besides, if you are in a Debian system... Be carefull though, LVM is little headache. 1 members found this post helpful. Home | New | Search | [?] | Reports | Requests | Help | NewAccount | Log In [x] | Forgot Password Login: [x] | Report Bugzilla Bug Legal Red Hat If the yum-db has an issue, it should clean/fix itself automatically - with at most a y/n prompt which an os-tinkerer might want to opt out of.

So, if you try to use an application that was built for one distro, a distro that say is more stable than the distro you are trying to install it to, In my case it was because most of the index files were missing. [[email protected] tmp]# ls -l /var/lib/rpm total 39656 -rw-r-r- 1 root root 5107712 Nov 11 11:58 Basenames -rw-r-r- 1 This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. While installing/updating, yum caches downloaded files to /var/cache/yum directory.

Underbrace under nested square roots Where does \thepage kick in? If enough space is not available in /var filesystem, then yum will fail. Fedora, RedHat, Mandriva and other Linux distro's use .rpm packages. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

Many Ubuntu applications won't run in pure Debian because they are modified to run with Ubuntu, and these both use .deb files. The problem is caused by an empty database index file in the RPM repository, probably caused by corruption. This incident will be reported Hyper Derivative definition. windstory View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by windstory 07-11-2013, 07:52 AM #7 mddnix Member Registered: Mar 2013 Location: Bengaluru,