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Re: Unable to recover repository with svnadmin recover.

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-10-15 10:06:22 CEST

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> I'm lost as to how this should be solved:
>
> # whoami
> root
> # svnadmin recover /home/svnroot/
> Repository lock acquired.
> Please wait; recovering the repository may take some time...
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> svn: bdb: Ignoring log file: /home/svnroot/db/log.0000000034: magic
> number 88090400, not 40988
> svn: bdb: Invalid log file: log.0000000034: Invalid argument
> svn: bdb: PANIC: Invalid argument
> svn: bdb: PANIC: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> svn: bdb: fatal region error detected; run recovery

The magic number mismatch indicates that the log file was created on a
big-endian machine, and is now being read on a little-endian machine, or
vice versa.

Has the respository just been copied from one kind of computer to another?

Max.

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