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Re: urgent: subversion repository does not react.

From: Paul Puschmann <paul.puschmann_at_medcom-service.de>
Date: 2004-08-04 12:57:38 CEST

Lukas Ruf wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> actually, I cannot access my subversion repository anymore.
>
> My configuration:
> - on a local disk
> - accessible via webdav/https only
> - running on Debian unstable
> - size: 2115517640 bytes
>
> subversion worked perfectly until I run the daily
> apt-get update
> apt-get upgrade
>
> Since then, I cannot access the repository anymore.
>
> To figure out what happened, I stopped apache2 and run
> svnadmin verify
> However, svnadmin does not print out anything and cannot be stopped by
> Ctrl-C or 'kill <pid_of_svnadmin>'.
>
> I fear to 'kill -9' svnadmin. (May I loose any data if I do?)
>
> But the main problem is: how can I access the data? Is it possible
> that there is any lock somewhere?
>
> Any idea?

Perhaps the files are in use. A shutdown of apache might help...
But it might happen, that data loss occurs.

But if this really happens you can restore your nightly backup ;)
(sorry, but if you have to update daily you should also do this)

Paul

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