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Re-2: repository crashes

From: <thurm_at_azs-hamburg.de>
Date: 2005-05-13 17:48:32 CEST

Hi Max,

thanks for your reply.

> > today our main SVN repository crashed - out of the blue. Yesterday it was
> > another one that crashed (after working for about 1 year without any
> > problems). I just got a 550 Internal Server Error.
> > In both cases no user was working on the server when the crash happened.
> > The
> > last commit performed without any errors.
> > The SVN server was up and running, and there haven't been any access
> > issues
> > on the other repositories.
> > I re-created the repositories with the hotbackups we perform every night,
> > but we are worried about these crashes.
> > Any idea what could be the reason for this behaviour?
>
> Wow. You may be using a sledgehammer to crack a nut here.
>
> Didn't you even check the Apache error log to get more info on the 550
> error?

Do you really think it's a nut..? (see attached Apache logfile).
 
> > BTW:
> > After re-creating the repository I wasn't sure about the group permission.
> > Which permission would you suggest for the GROUP (all subversion users)?
> > r-s?, rw-?
> > (Owner is user "svn" - the system user - with rwx, of course..)
>
> Um? You have users accessing the repository by a mix of both file:// and
> http:// ?

Well, yes, me and, if I'm not here and something happens with the server, someone of the svn group.
Although I'm the one who's maintaining the server, I'm basically a developer, too and not too experienced with that stuff :-/

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