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Re: database destroyed

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2002-11-28 01:51:17 CET

Petr Sebor <petr@scssoft.com> writes:

> I will try to verify all of that tommorow. However, the mentioned scenario
> is something like this:

I can carry out the steps below without a problem.

> checkout at one host

$ svn co http://localhost:8888/repo wc

> ..
> .. time passes
> ..
> dumping database begins on localhost

$ svnadmin dump ~/repo > zz

> ..
> .. time passes
> ..
> dump finished

First I get

* Dumped revision 0.
* Dumped revision 1. # That's 600 files.

Then I get

Checked out revision 1.

> apache2 - internal server error 500
> checkout fails with error

Is it simply that the svnadmin process uses enough memory to push the
machine over its memory limit, and this causes the httpd process to
fail? Is there a message in the Apache log about a process being
killed? Or if you are running Linux there may be a message in the
system log from the kernel OOM killer.

> __db.* files are gone.... [db_recover is quiet though]

However, running out of memory wouldn't explain why the __db files are

Philip Martin
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Received on Thu Nov 28 01:52:05 2002

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