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Re: tsvn and the mbr

From: Ron Wilson <ronw.mrmx_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 19:26:00 -0500

I would seriously doubt that SVN or TSVN are writing to either the MBR
or the partition table.

Are you running svnserve.exe? Or having TSVN access the repository
directly through a file:// URL?

On 2/11/08, Chris Meudec <Chris.Meudec_at_itcarlow.ie> wrote:
> Does tsvn (or svn) write to the Master Boot Record of the device it's
> installed on?
> Here is why I ask:
> Friday at work : I instal tsvn on a removable hard drive [in caddy] in my
> work pc (XP SP2)
> Saturday at home: Use the same drive in my home PC as always do no problems
> Sunday at home : same thing
> Monday at work : insert caddy as usual, check mail etc for 5 minutes, browse
> the folder where a I have tsvn and a copy of a repository and BANG I get a
> tsvn error regarding disk access (even though I did not use it explicitly)
> and since then I the MBR of my disk seems corrupt.
> I have used a caddy for 8 years now without a problem. I am just wondering
> if tsvn did not trip over itself because it is in a drive that gets accessed
> by 2 different PCs.
> Currently trying to recover data : 10 hours and counting [getdatback +
> instally recovery console on xp)
> --
> Chris at home.
> ---
> There are only 10 types of people in this world;
> those who understand binary and those who don't.
> ---

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