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Re: svnadmin create dies strangely - WinXP

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-06-17 11:14:52 CEST

Jorge Fuente-Alba wrote:

> First of all, thanks for the help =)
>> Can you tell us more about the partitions, especially differences
>> between the ones that work and the one that doesn't? Things like
>> filesystem size, allocation size, compression/encryption flags, etc.
> Ok, i'll name them G and D (windows stuff, ya know) where D is the
> place i want the repository to be, and G is the other partition where
> it wont work, both are in the same disk. No partition (at all!) is
> compressed or encrypted. All of these are local disks.
> D (NTFS): size: 6.38Gb, 147Mb used
> cluster size: 4kb
> MFT: 631kb, 85% used
> G (FAT32): size: 1.48Gb, 598Mb used
> cluster size: 4kb

I can understand wouldn't work on G; we've had problems on FAT before,
but nobody cared enough to fix them. I don't see how that would affect
the D volume, though.

Hm... I tried creating a FAT32 volume on some free space I have on a
(dynamic) logical disk that already contains 4 NTFS volumes. I can't
reproduce your problem, though; I can still create a repository on the
FAT32 and any NTFS volume.

I can only guess that it might be some kind of hardware problem, or
interaction with a virus scanner or similar software. I'm only guessing,

> for reference, the disk i'm using now to hold the repository (where it
> works):
> C (NTFS): size: 9,99Gb, 8,79Gb used
> cluster size: 4Kb
> MFT: 107Mb, 96% used
> is that what you asked for? i'm not so sure.

Yup. It doesn't help me much, but it is what I asked for... :-)
Sorry I can't help you more.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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