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Re: Stone-dead repository

From: Landon Clark <gmane_at_lclark.net>
Date: 2004-02-23 22:10:29 CET

The other thing to note is that the recover process was killed about 30
mins into the recovery process. I have heard of recover taking far
longer than that on this list. This might be the problem.


Stuart Robertson wrote:
> Interestingly, I just tried 'strace svnadmin recover /tmp/TestRepos' and it
> completed fine. Now when I run svnlook info /tmp/TestRepos everything works
> fine.
> I'm not sure what strace's involvement had, but somehow it's fixed now...?
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Tobias Ringström [mailto:tobias@ringstrom.mine.nu]
>>Sent: 20 February 2004 04:32 PM
>>To: Stuart Robertson
>>Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
>>Subject: Re: Stone-dead repository
>>Stuart Robertson wrote:
>>>Further to my last email, I've just retried "svnadmin lstxns" on the dead
>>>test repository (that is, in /tmp/TestRepos) and svnadmin still hangs.
>>If the repository is wedged, you absolutely have to run 'svnadmin
>>recover' before you can access it (using lstxns or anything). You can
>>run 'strace svnadmin recover' to see on a very low level why it hangs.
>>You can post the output here if you want to. To be absolutetely sure
>>that there are no other processes accessing the repository (or a kernel
>>bug), you can always reboot the machine.

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