error: db3 error(-) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

error: db3 error(-) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery can occur if there is corruption in your rpm database.

Situations also include :

rpmdb: Thread/process /failed: Thread died in Berkeley DB library

error: db3 error(-) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - (-)

error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

An error has occurred:

<class '_rpm.error'>

# db3 error(-xxxx) from dbenv->failchk: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

For such cases performing the following in should correct the issue:

rpm -qa 
rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__*
rpm --rebuilddb




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