[Zope-DB] Data.fs too huge

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Fri Sep 23 12:30:23 EDT 2005

Please stay on the list -- readded...

rdl3 at compaqnet.fr wrote at 2005-9-23 16:59 +0200:
> ...
>I have thought of another solution, if there is not enough space :  it's to
>mount an external nfs patition (as big as possible) and tell zope in
>zope.conf that the database storage is in this partition.
>Does it seem realistic ?

This may work -- but I would instead copy the storage to
a different server with enough disk space and pack there.
Of course, you need a Zope installation there. But, that
is very easy.

>Oh, and another question : if the packing fails (due to a lack of space),
>does it affect the Zserver and zope behaviour at all or does zope keep on
>working, simply telling "packing failed" ?

It does not affect Zope's behaviour. It will simply tell you "packing failed".


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