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Re: (ITS#3833) back-bdb doesn't start up after manual recovery

bgmilne@obsidian.co.za wrote:
>  Removing the call to recover() in start(), and removing the alock
>  files from the database directories fixed this (allowing slapd to run
>  recovery and start). I will update the Mandriva package with this
>  change.

Just to clarify - for the future, it is sufficient to remove the 
recover() call from your init script. In general you should not touch 
the alock file.

>  However, slapd should either tolerate a manual db_recover, or the
>  documentation should be updated to note that running db_recover is
>  now harmful (whereas previously it was recommended).

Probably both should be changed.

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