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Re: svnadmin verify and checksum errors

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-05-09 07:56:29 CEST

Justin Mazzola Paluska <jmp@MIT.EDU> writes:
> When I run svnadmin verify on my FSFS repository I get checksum
> errors. Normally, I just restore the files from backup and run verify
> again. However, I’ve noticed on my machine that if I run verify twice
> in a row (with no one checking into the repository) right after
> restoring the backup, the first verify succeeds while the second one
> fails on the file I just backed up.
> The repository is on a software RAID in Debian GNU/Linux. Just to
> make sure that the FS wasn’t broken, I unmounted the file system and
> fsck’d it. There was nothing out of the ordinary.
> svnadmin reports:
> %svnadmin --version
> svnadmin, version 1.4.2 (r22196)
> compiled Nov 10 2006, 17:39:50
> What might be causing this problem? svnadmin verify doesn’t write to
> disk, does it?

No, it should be read-only. So the error is in the same place each
time? This is very, very bizarre. Can you say more about your setup,
about the RAID, about anything that might possibly be related?


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