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Re: svnadmin create dies strangely - WinXP

From: Jorge Fuente-Alba <the_madman_at_softhome.net>
Date: 2004-06-16 19:23:05 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:

>Jorge Fuente-Alba wrote:
>>Hello... i talked about this to a few people on IRC:
>>Working in WinXP-SP1 on a recently NTFS formatted local partition.
>>upon doing:
>>D:\>svnadmin create svntest
>>i get:
>>svn: Berkeley DB error while creating 'nodes' table for filesystem
>>DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
>>which is, of course, unrecoverable.
>>The fun bit is when i started poking around with this, i found out
>>that i can create the DB in other partitions (i got five, two on one
>>disk, three in another, all local) as long as it wasnt the same
>>physical disk.... O_o;;
>>Then i tried creating a DB in C, which worked, but when moving to one
>>of the offending partitions, svnlook would die trying to fetch the
>>date or log.
>>Then, i created a new DB, moved it there, and moved it back. It still
>>Then, i created a new DB, moved it there, did svnlook date on it, then
>>moved it back. It was dead.
>>any Ideas? i know i could install linux, i could mount the DB in
>>another partition, etc.. but thats not what im asking about.
>Which filesystem are you using on that partition where BDB doesn't work?
>And have you tried to scan he disk for errors?
"Working in WinXP-SP1 on a recently NTFS formatted local partition."

checked the disk for errors (not one found), and I had been working with
it for ages without any trouble (i keep my personal stuff there, and i
just hauled it all out to accomodate the repository, with no errors)

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