RPM database dead, HELP !!!
Hi, i just downloaded java development kit from java.sun
anyway, i downloaded a rpm.bin file
so i ran the bin the usual way
which built the rpm, but when i tried to install the rpm the normal way, it didnt work, not whenever i try to do ANYTHING with rpm, i get these error messages
rpmdb: fatal region error detected; run recovery
error: db4 error(-30982) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - (-30982)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
what do i do ?? please help.