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[EP-tech] Re: mysqldump problem with cachetables

Il 19/04/2013 12:08, Malcolm Bodger ha scritto:
> Hi,
> I'm having a problem using mysqldump to backup my EPrints 3.2.3 database.
> I'm using command:
> mysqldump --opt --user=root --password=mypassword --skip-lock-tables eprints > /backups/eprints/mysql-eprints323.sql
> It's complaining about cache tables:
> Error: Couldn't read status information for table cache1812586 ()
> mysqldump: Couldn't execute 'show create table `cache1812586`': Table 'eprints.cache1812586' doesn't exist (1146)
> When I check I find I have 858 cache tables.
> I'm thinking I might have to stop apache to deny access while I do my backup. But, it was ok a few weeks ago. Has anyone got any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Malcolm.
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Hi Malcom,

you might use --force to "force" mysqldump to continue the backup.

Before starting the backup, you might use "epadmin cleanup_cachemaps *repository_id*" command to drop orphaned cache

Best regards,
Paolo Tealdi

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