Blocksizes and TDB.

Rusty Russell rusty at
Tue Dec 20 17:30:41 MST 2011

On Tue, 20 Dec 2011 11:21:43 -0500, Ira Cooper <samba at> wrote:
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> All of this was done to a copy of locking.tdb, do NOT run tdbtool against a
> tdb being used, for those playing along at home.
> # ls -la locking.tdb
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2294702080 Dec 20 10:32 locking.tdb
> # echo free | tdbtool locking.tdb  | wc -l
> 2080011
> 2 million element free list.

'tdbtool info' will give you more details, BTW.  It now uses
tdb_summary, which I wrote because I was trying to get a feel for the
tdb usage in real life.

> # echo list | tdbtool locking.tdb | grep magic | grep magic=0x26011999 | wc
> -l
> 7274
> 7k records in use, on a database using no transactions.  I doubt I'm
> looking at the same issue.  The machine has been up 6 months now.  So we'll
> see how it does.

Yes, this is a different issue.  Just weird that the two crossed my
awareness within a day of each other.

What a mess!  I'll look at coalescing code today...


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