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Re: Serious error in repository--help needed

From: Toby Thain <toby_at_smartgames.ca>
Date: 2007-07-07 15:52:05 CEST

On 6-Jul-07, at 8:56 PM, Douglas Pearson wrote:

> We seem to have a corrupted revision in our repository. When doing
> a dump this particular revision gives the error:
> "Checksum mismatch while reading representation:..."
> We've seen similar errors to this in the past and the "fsfsverify"
> script seems to have always fixed the problem but no luck this
> time. Running that script leaves this revision unchanged.
> Can anyone help us recover our repository?
> Is there some way I can "zero out" that revision and re-commit the
> changes that were made in it?
> Do we have to throw away the last few days of work and restore an
> earlier backup and then re-commit everything since then (it'll be
> very painful for us to do this).

This sounds like faulty hardware, and if so the problem is sure to
recur. You should test the RAM and disk.


> Doug

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Received on Sat Jul 7 15:59:54 2007

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