Article ID: 118551, created on Nov 11, 2013, last review on May 11, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux

Symptoms

While updating the Parallels Virtuozzo Containers server with vzup2date utility, you receive the following message:

[RPM] Dependencies conflict.
rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
error: db4 error(-30977) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 -  (-30977)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
error: /etc/sysconfig/vzup2date/PARALLELS-GPG-KEY: import failed.

Cause

RPM database corruption on the hardware node.

Resolution

Follow the general instructions to fix the RPMDB corruption: RPM Recovery

Search Words

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vzup2date

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rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery

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