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From "Kevin A. Burton" <>
Subject Re: Way to repair an index broking during 1/2 optimize?
Date Thu, 08 Jul 2004 19:00:09 GMT
Peter M Cipollone wrote:

>You might try merging the existing index into a new index located on a ram
>disk.  Once it is done, you can move the directory from ram disk back to
>your hard disk.  I think this will work as long as the old index did not
>finish merging.  You might do a "strings" command on the segments file to
>make sure the new (merged) segment is not in there, and if there's a
>"deletable" file, make sure there are no segments from the old index listed
Its a HUGE index.  It won't fit in memory ;)  Right now its at 8G...

Thanks though! :)



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