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Re: Big problem with my SVN-repository

From: Dave Camp <dave_at_thinbits.com>
Date: 2006-02-08 17:02:46 CET

Have you tried performing a svnadmin dump? Sometimes that works even
if recover doesn't.

Once you get to a dumpable state, you should stop using BDB and move
your repository to FSFS which is the default type now and does not
have those problems.

Dave

On Feb 7, 2006, at 11:25 PM, Bastian Ebeling wrote:

> Hello support,
>
> i have a problem with my repository.
> Here is, what I reached with the tools after reading the hints from
> your
> page:
>
> (I also posted it to comp.databases.berkeley-db but now answer
> occured)
> Hello newsgroup,
>
> I have an uncomfortable problem: About 4 weeks ago our RAID-4-Array
> degraded and after our admin regocnized that one hard disk failed. The
> admin did his best to get the data back - and it nearly worked. Now I
> have one remaining problem with my SVN-repository.
> It is not working now because of an internal problem (which surely was
> produced by that data reconstructing and so on).
> I tried svnadmin verify and recover (which should equal the command
> from db_recover and so on), and I got messages, which tell me, that
> the
> database is not okay, and that I should start recover - which is
> extremely helpful when one is already running recover...
> Okay, here are the results:
>
>>>> SNIP from console:
>
> svnadmin recover .
> svn: Can't open file 'format': Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
> gammaray:/home/ebeling# svnadmin recover mySVNROOT/
> Exklusiven Zugriff auf das Projektarchiv erlangt
> Bitte warten, die Wiederherstellung des Projektarchivs kann einige
> Zeit
> dauern...
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> svn: bdb: Ignoring log file: mySVNROOT/db/log.0000000005: magic number
> 20646150, not 40988
> svn: bdb: Invalid log file: log.0000000005: Das Argument ist
> ung?\252ltig
> svn: bdb: PANIC: Das Argument ist ung?\252ltig
> svn: bdb: PANIC: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> <<< END SNIP
>
> if I try it with native db tools it looks like this:
>
>>>> SBUO from console:
>
> db4.2_recover -c
> db_recover: Ignoring log file: log.0000000005: magic number 20646150,
> not 40988
> db_recover: Invalid log file: log.0000000005: Invalid argument
> db_recover: PANIC: Invalid argument
> db_recover: PANIC: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> db_recover: DB_ENV->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database
> recovery
> <<< END SNIP
>
> Okay, I'm sorry, I do not exactly know which DB-Version was used - it
> was created with tortoise-svn.
>
> I would be very happy if anyone here could help.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Bastian Ebeling
>
>
>
> It would be glad, if you can help me.
>
> Greetings, Bastian Ebeling
>
>
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