yum/rpm failure DB RUNRECOVERY


If you get the below error when trying to use yum or rpm install command

Loaded plugins: security
rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
error: db4 error(-30977) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

Try running the below to resolve

rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*

rpm --rebuilddb