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> From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com]
> Sent: 04 September 2008 06:19
> To: Giulio Troccoli
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Subversion on RHEL4 in VMware
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 4:47 AM, Giulio Troccoli wrote:
> > I have a very odd problem which I think is ore related to Apache
> > than Subversion. But because I know a lot of people use Apache to
> > serve their repositories I hope someone can help me. I'm using
> > Subversion 1.4.4 and Apache 2.0.
> > I have a RHEL4 virtual machine on VMware. I created a new virtual
> > disk and mounted it on /data. If I create the repository on this
> > new disk I cannot create a working copy using http:// (but I can
> > using file://). The error I get is "Could not open the requested
> > SVN filesystem". If the repository is created in another directory
> > on the original disk, e.g. /data1, everything works fine.
> > I googled the error and there were a lot of results but all
> > pointing to the same problem: permissions. I changed them all to
> > 777 but that didn't solve the issue.
> > Does anybody have an idea? I start thinking it may be something
> > related to how I mount the new disk, but it's pretty standard, like
> > /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 defaults 1 2
> > The Apache configuration is the minimum
> > <Location /giulio>
> > DAV svn
> > SVNPath /data/giulio
> > </Location>
> Have you configured Apache to allow it to serve things from /data?
> Like this:
> <Directory /data>
> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
> AllowOverride None
> Order allow,deny
> Allow from all
I hadn't, because I don't configured anything like that on the production server. However, even when I did it on the test server the result is the same.
It's definitely not related to Subversion as I tried to change the DocumentRoot in httpd.conf to a directory in the /data file system and I can't even start Apache. It complains that "DocumentRoot must be a directory".
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Received on 2008-09-04 10:53:04 CEST