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Re: ra_local fails, fsfs, nfs, debian, 1.1.4

From: Ian Malone <ibm21_at_cam.ac.uk>
Date: 2005-07-15 12:43:59 CEST

Thanks for the reply.

$ ps - A|grep nfsd
sees eight nfsd,
$ ps - A|grep statd
sees one rpc.statd
$ ps - A|grep lockd
sees one lockd

I'll see if I can get hold of whoever's responsible for
NFS (new system). Will let the list know how it goes if
there's any progress.

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Jul 14, 2005, at 10:40 AM, Ian Malone wrote:
>> $ svnadmin create --fs-type fsfs /data1/ibm21/var/repo/
>> $ svn import /data1/ibm21/var/tree file:///data1/ibm21/var/repo/ - 
>> m"Initial"
>> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
>> svn: Unable to open repository 'file:///data1/ibm21/var/repo'
>> svn: Error opening db lockfile
>> svn: Can't get shared lock on file '/data1/ibm21/var/repo/locks/ 
>> db.lock': No locks available
> It looks like NFS isn't allowing subversion to lock the file, which  
> means you're no-go until this problem is resolved.
> NFS locking is historically a minefield of bugs and problems;   
> implementation quality varies greatly.  Check to make sure 'statd'  and 
> 'lockd' are running alongside 'nfsd'.  Talk with your NFS  administrator.
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