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Re: Can subversion corrupt an NTFS drive?

From: Peter Valdemar Mørch <lists_at_morch.com>
Date: 2006-01-13 10:04:17 CET

Xn Nooby xnooby-at-gmail.com |Lists| wrote:
> We are still having problems with machines getting corrupted subversion
> directories. We are using Ver 1.2.3 (r15833) on both the clients and
> server (running svnserve). The corruption shows up as missing and
> inaccessible subversion-controlled directores. We do a checkdisk and it
> fixes the corruption for a few days. This is on Windows 2003 Server
> machines. It only seems to effect the 2nd partition on a drive. Most
> of the machines had RAID mirrored drives. The errors show up in the
> WIndows Event Log as 'ntfs' errors.
> It's hard for me to believe that Subversion would do anything that would
> corrupt an NTFS paritition, and its hard for the computer support guys
> to believe it's a hardware problem (since most of the drives are
> mirrored). I'm beginning to think their is an obscure Windows bug that
> Subversion is getting tripped up by.

I don't know if this is relevant, but I have had problems using the
client on an NFS drive. It simply didn't work. It did work fine on a
local drive.


Please disregard if not relevent.


Peter Valdemar Mørch
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Received on Fri Jan 13 13:14:54 2006

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