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Re: HELP!! - Berkeley DB error

From: Roland Bramm <roland_at_butlers-djihad.de>
Date: 2003-07-17 10:32:57 CEST


if you can still read the repository without any propblems, you could
just make a avn dump of the complete thing and then delete (move) the
actuall repository and then check in the dump. This should completly
solve the Problem (but not the cause ...)

Regards Roland

At 1:02 Uhr -0700 17.07.2003, sjohnson wrote:
>We've been using svn for about 6 weeks now without a problem prior to
>tonight. Tonight, we started getting this error when we tried to do
>anything with our repository:
> Berkeley DB error while checkpointing after Berkeley DB transaction
>for filesystem
> /usr/local/svn_repository/db: Invalid argument
>I did a "svnadmin recover" on the repository and then tried checking
>some things out. I then did an update in anticipation of a submit.
>This all seemed to work OK.
>Then I went to do a submit, and I got this error:
> Berkeley DB error while appending string for filesystem
> DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
>>From this point on, even checkouts and updates give this error. If I
>again do a "svnadmin recover", then I"m back to the state where I can
>read from the repository, but any commit will fail again as above.
>Please please help. I just talked my colleague into switching to svn
>even though it's virgin software, and I fear that he's going to kill me
>when I tell him that the repository is horked. Please save my life if
>you can by helping me to work thru this problem. I'd be forever
>Steve Johnson
>DigitalFish Films
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