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Re: Database Corruption - Reference to non-existent node

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-11-04 13:42:37 CET

James Sears wrote:
> We recently experienced some sort of hardware failure. After recycling the
> box we discovered that part of our repository had broken. Can anyone can
> shed some light on these symptoms?
>
> Our environment is: SVN 1.0.6 running on Windows 2000 SP 4 and accessed
> via
> Apache 2.0.50.
>
> 1. After the recycle we have found that when we browse the repository
> through a browser - e.g. Firefox - one of the urls - say
> http://a.b.c/r/1/evolution - returns the following:
> <D:error>
> <C:error/>
> <m:human-readable errcode="160014">
> Reference to non-existent node 'iyx.0.1e1' in filesystem
> 'H:\SVN\r/1/db'
> </m:human-readable>
> </D:error>
>
> 2. Somewhat strangely, a deeper url - say
> http://a.b.c/r/1/evolution/trunk -
> is browsable as normal.
>
> 3. We are not able to completely dump (or verify) the repository we get:
> svnadmin dump 1 > 1-dumpfile
> ...
> * Dumped revision 965.
> svn: Reference to non-existent node 'iyw.0.w5' in filesystem '1/db'
>
> Any one any ideas what's gone wrong here and how we might fix it?

Please make a tarball or zipfile of your repository, put it on a web/ftp
site, and send me the URL.

I will see what I can do to recover the data.

Max.

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