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Re: checksum problem

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: 2005-10-26 22:57:06 CEST

>>>>> "Scott" == Scott Harger <scott.harger@pinpointinsight.com> writes:

 Scott> We recently converted from CVS to Subversion and are having
 Scott> intermittent problems with our repository. We'd appreciate any
 Scott> suggestions help us resolve them. ...

 Scott> To eliminate bdb as a cause of our problems, we created a fsfs
 Scott> backed repository and loaded it with a dump of the latest
 Scott> revision from the bdb repository (a dump created during one of
 Scott> those times that it could run successfully without the
 Scott> checksum errors)

 Scott> Sadly we are still seeing the weird behavior with the fsfs
 Scott> backed repository in that we cannot check out certain
 Scott> directories at certain times. ...

My guess is a data integrity problem on your system -- disks, bus,
memory, ...

You could do md5sum on the repository files (the internal guts of the
repository) while it is having the problem, and again when it seems to
magically correct itself. I'd expect a mismatch somewhere.


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Received on Wed Oct 26 22:59:43 2005

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