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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: Corrupted database example file
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:31:48 GMT
On 19 April 2013 00:41, Victor Nicollet <> wrote:
> I searched the logs for any signs of error. The operations performed on the
> prod-folder database in the two hours before the first crash were :
> The compact at 10:54:08 finished without a hitch.
> The compact at 11:54:07 finished with :

Hi Victor,

thanks for that information.

Can we get a working copy of the database, so we can compare the
corrupt compressed documents with the working ones and see if there's
any pattern?

I recommend you assume there's some storage system issue and:

- check dmesg / syslog for disk related errors
- fsck the filesystem where the couches are
- if this is a managed / hosted server you might want to get the
supplier to check if there are any disk / storage issues
- if it's not virtualised hardware, see if smartmontools tells you
anything useful

If you wish, you can encrypt files using my public key, dch@


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