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Re: Upgrade to 2.3.40 -> failed index

On Mon, 4 Feb 2008, Howard Chu wrote:

> This basically says that somebody zeroed out/removed the transaction log
> files.

Nothing ever touches the transaction log files in our configuration. I
have "set_flags DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE" in the DB_CONFIG file. Transaction logs
are automatically pruned as necessary by bdb itself. We do backups via

Possibly a bug in bdb? It's strange that it happened simultaneously on
three different servers. However, the actual database files were created on
one server and then copied to the others; and presumably they all executed
the same changes afterwards. It does seem oddly coincidental that after
almost a year of successful operation the first mass deletion after the
upgrade caused a problem.


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