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Re: repository not responding to anything

From: Aaron Steele <asteele_at_berkeley.edu>
Date: 2005-06-25 04:44:14 CEST

hi ben,

at one point i tried removing the db.lock, but i didn't touch it back.
removing and touch on db.lock did the trick, along with an 'svnadmin
recover'. the repository is back online!

thanks,
aaron

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>
> On Jun 24, 2005, at 4:27 PM, Aaron Steele wrote:
>
>> the svn binaries exist and are functional against other repositories
>> on the same server:
>> !------------------------------------------------------------!
>> $ svn --version
>> svn, version 1.0.8 (r11084)
>> compiled Sep 23 2004, 15:22:15
>> Copyright (C) 2000-2004 CollabNet.
>> Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.tigris.org/
>> This product includes software developed by CollabNet (http://
>> www.Collab.Net/).
>> The following repository access (RA) modules are available:
>> * ra_dav : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV (DeltaV)
>> protocol.
>> - handles 'http' schema
>> - handles 'https' schema
>> * ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
>> - handles 'file' schema
>> * ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network
>> protocol.
>> - handles 'svn' schema
>> !------------------------------------------------------------!
>>
>> backend storage is berkeleydb... file protocol does not work...
>> again, this problem is exclusively with a particular repository...
>> other repositories on the server are working.
>>
>
>
> Something probably left a lock behind. Try this:
>
> 1. make sure all processes that could possibly be accessing the
> repository are shut down (apache, svnserve, etc.)
>
> 2. back up the repository via 'cp -R'
>
> 3. rm repos/locks/db.lock
>
> 4. touch repos/locks/db.lock
>
> 5. svnadmin recover repos
>
> 6. make sure permissions/ownership are correct everywhere.
>
> 7. restart servers
>
>
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