[cvs] bogofilter config.c,1.33,1.34
matthias.andree at gmx.de
Mon Nov 11 22:34:04 EST 2002
On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, David Relson wrote:
> >I have another issue though: DB 3.1.17 corrupted my data bases in mid
> >flight at around 19:25:22 UT, without crash or other difficulties, and I
> >cannot see any reason why it would have done that, it suddenly started
> >segfaulting. No Oops in the log, just a BrookTree848 IÂ²C error one
> >minute before which should not cause corruption. It may have slept for
> >longer, I cannot say. 3.1.17 is also the latest 3.1.x, so that's not it
> >either. *shrug*
> That's terrible. I wonder if periodic wordlist snapshots are
> advisable? You're the second person to report trouble.
However, this configuration I'm running on should be pretty reliable, my
/home is on a Linux machine, ext3 + data=journal file system, on a
U160-SCSI disk drive that has not reported any troubles and with its
fast write cache switched off, attached to a properly terminated bridged
SCSI bus (Adaptec 2940UW Pro).
I'm wondering if there are DB issues with my version.
Another theory: What may have happened is that some days ago a hardware
lock-up during a write to the data base may have planted the seed for
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