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hot-backup.py failed: Can't copy '/var/local/repositories/X' to '/var/local/backups/Y': File too large

From: Brian Fallik <fallik_at_assurtech.com>
Date: 2004-07-26 16:05:25 CEST

Our weekly backup script began failing last night for an unknown reason. It
had worked for several months previous to this failure. Possibly of note is
that we had a power outtage over the weekend, which may or may not have
coincided with the problem.

The actual error message is:
Backing up repository to '/var/local/backups/repo-727'...
svn: Can't copy '/var/local/repositories/repo/db/strings' to
'/var/local/backups/repo-727/db/strings.tmp': File too large

# ls -lah /var/local/repositories/repo/db/strings
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2.2G Jul 26 08:50
/var/local/repositories/repo/db/strings

# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda5 20G 8.2G 11G 44% /
/dev/hda3 99M 14M 80M 15% /boot
/dev/hda7 9.4G 5.5G 3.5G 62% /var/local
/dev/hda8 9.4G 1.2G 7.8G 14% /home/shared
none 125M 0 125M 0% /dev/shm

# svn --version
svn, version 1.0.1 (r1)

# cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.4.20-20.9 (bhcompile@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version
3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #1 Mon Aug 18 11:37:49 EDT 2003

Any ideas? Thanks for your [anticipated] help.

brian

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