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RE: Can't delete entry (renewed)

It's not clear why you're seeing this problem, but this should get you past
  stop slapd
  delete dn2id index file
  run slapindex to regenerate index files
  restart slapd

A debug log from slapd (-d4 at least) leading up to the problem may be

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Mike Denka
> Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2003 12:06 PM
> To: 'openldap-software'
> Subject: Can't delete entry (renewed)
> I have run into a problem on two occasions where an
> ldapdelete operation
> won't work.  The entry in the database stubbornly refuses to
> be deleted.
> The error that occurs when ldapdelete is run is:
> "Delete Result: Internal (implementation specific) error (80)
> Additional info: DN index delete failed"
> The log entry for the attempt reads:
> "=> bdb_dn2id_delete: subtree
> (uid=username,ou=people,dc=example,dc=net)
> delete failed: -30990"
> A search on the entry in the database succeeds and all the objects and
> attributes look normal.
> I noticed that in a previous thread
> (http://www.openldap.org/lists/openldap-software/200209/msg00651.html)
> this issue was discussed and Kurt said that the issue was fixed in
> openldap-2.1.5.  But I am running 2.1.9 and this still occurs.  Also
> using db-4.0.14-14 on RedHat 8.0.  I
> ran db_recover and still I cannot delete the entries.
> Anyone know what might cause this to occur?  Anyone know of any way to
> force deletion of an entry when this problem occurs?
> Thanks,
> Mike