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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 17-Dec-2006 19:03:19
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@ggw

Quote:
Did BaseManager VALIDATE ALL (which took 1 second)
Reboot


BaseManager only set the validate flags for the BBS(es). It's only when you open Thor that the validate thing is effectively performed. You should have tried to open Thor before anything else.

Quote:
ValidateTHor internet (which took less than 1 minute)


IIRC, ValidateThor also do a validation. So if you run ValidateThor, you don't need to run BaseManager first. But ValidateThor is doing much more things then just validating the database. If Thor can't find any BBS and/or conferences, ValidateThor won't do much for something it can't find either.

"internet" is the name of the BBS you have in your old database, isn't it ?
After a fresh installation of your old database, try this:
CD to Thor/rexx/Examples/ and type (shell):
rx BBSData.br "internet"
What's the result ?

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 18-Dec-2006 5:49:44
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7.Work1:Apps/Thor/rexx/Examples> rx BBSData.br "internet"
Name: Internet
GrabName: gw
BBSType: TCP
UserName: George Wyche
Signature:
LineLength: 60
CharSet: 0
Flags: GLOBAL_KEEPMSG GLOBAL_KEEPTIME IGNORE_KEEPMSG IGNORE_KEEPTIME
EVENTS_CHANGED MARK_OWN_MSGS GLOBAL_REPLY_STR
ScriptFlags:
KeepMsg: 99999
KeepTime: 86313600
EMailAddr: cjwyche@io.com
XpkMethod:
UserStreet: 4314 Ave. F
UserAddress: Austin, 78751-3723 TX
UserCountry: USA
UserPhone: 512 458-9709
Alias:
DnloadPath:
TagFile:
EventArchiver:
ReplyPacket:
UploadPath:
ReplyString:
QuoteType: 0
QuoteChars:
BBSEnterScript:
BBSLeaveScript:
ConfEnterScript:
ConfLeaveScript:
BBSPath: Work1:Apps/Thor/Data/BBS0/
FirstEvent: 4338
LastEvent: 4337
NumEvents: 0
FirstUser: 219
LastUser: 218
NumUsers: 118
FirstKill: 96
LastKill: 104
NumKills: 4
SumMarked: 122
SumM2User: 2

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 18-Dec-2006 14:33:02
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That seems all right.
(Remember you are posting on a public forum. You can omit the parts which contains personnal info like phone number or email address (spam !) if you don't want them to be public. )

Now, still from Thor/rexx/Examples/ can you try:
rx ConfList.br "internet"

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 24-Dec-2006 4:42:26
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austin.announce
comp.lang.oberon
comp.sys.amiga.applications
comp.sys.amiga.hardware
comp.sys.amiga.networking
comp.sys.amiga.programmer
comp.sys.amiga.reviews
emailSent
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IBrowseLists
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io.admin
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io.announce
ThorLists
koop
austin.forsale
alt.emusic
comp.music
comp.music.research
comp.sys.amiga.marketplace
comp.sys.sun.admin
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comp.sys.sun.managers
comp.unix.solaris
staroffice.com.support.install.solaris
alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre
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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 25-Dec-2006 19:34:20
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Ok. Those are the conferences you can expect to be able to access to again. So far, I see nothing wrong here.

Let's try this:

1. Empty your data/ directory
2. Copy the files from your old database backup into that directory
3. Reboot
4. CD to your thor/bin directory and type from shell : Basemanager VALIDATE "internet"
5. open Thor

Can you browse the conferences ?
If not, repeat step 1 to 3, then run :

rx BBSsalvage.br "internet" CLEANUP >ram:BBSsalvage.log

Open Thor and check if it helped.

(Edit: better to redirect the output of BBSsalvage.br to a file)

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 6-Jan-2007 22:06:02
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@AmigaPhil

I think I must have deleted more than I should have when I went through OS4 Final installation.

I back tracked to this, which used to work:

20.Work1:Apps/Thor/rexx/Examples> rx BBSData.br "internet"
rx BBSData.br "internet"
Unknown system
20.Work1:Apps/Thor/rexx/Examples>

Which file holds the information "internet".

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 7-Jan-2007 19:19:16
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Hi ggw, I wish you a Happy New Year 2007 !

From what you wrote in your previous posts, I'm taking that "internet" is the name of the single BBS system you had in your old (A1200) database. Typically, after installing your old files in your new Thor installation, you should have at least those files in "Work1:Apps/Thor/Data/" :

- a "BBS0" directory which contains all the data for your "internet" BBS system,
- a "decoded" directory (the name may be something else) which contains all the binaries attachments of the messages,
- the files "BBS.data" (this is where the name "internet" for your BBS is stored), as well as the backup files "BBS.data.bak" and "BBS.data.dup",
- the files "BBSType.data", "BBSType.data.bak", and "BBSType.data.dup",
- the files "Globals.data", "Globals.data.bak", and "Globals.data.dup",
- and probably a file called "Charsets.data"

You may also find the word "internet" as comment for the directory "BBS0", but directories comments don't survive archiving/dearchiving using LHA (and maybe with other archivers).

So I advice you to check if you had really copied the OLD "BBS.data" (and other files) before running
rx BBSData.br "internet"
(as it used to work but not the last time you tried).

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 8-Jan-2007 3:30:49
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Still doesn't work. I added debug statements to BBSData.br. I tried Internet internet "internet" and '"Internet"'. Then I added the call to GETBBSLIST. I suspect somehow the environment vars are messed up or OS4Final is too picky. I also tried changing THOR/BBSDataPath to work1:Apps/Thor/Data/ with the same result.

- - - - - - start of run - - - - - - - -
15.Work1:Apps/Thor> rx Work1:Apps/Thor/rexx/Examples/BBSData.br '"Internet"'
LoadBBSRead not running, so starting it up.
Find it over at
work1:Apps/Thor/ **** the code adds bin/LoadBBSRead ****
It'll be smart enough to look in THOR/BBSDataPath=
Work1:Apps/Thor/
Now do a WaitForPort BBSREAD
Cool. Guess it worked.
Arexx Handler V4.25
bbsread.library V6.79
Now the biggie: GETBBSDATA '"Internet"' stem BBSDATA
Rats! We got an error 5
Unknown system
Let's see what there is to choose from...
Sorry, Dude. This place is devoid of entries.
- - - - - - end of run - - - - - - - - -

Here is a TYPE HEX dump of GETENV THOR/THORPath`Data/BBS.data


0000: 00000009 00000000 42444441 B2E31B81 ........BDDAxx..
0010: 00000070 011735F0 011735F9 01173601 ...p..5x..5x..6.
0020: 01173605 00000000 003C0000 00000000 ..6......x......
0030: 000200AF 0001869F 05250A80 01173611 ...¯.....%....6.
0040: 00000000 01173620 0117362C 01173642 ......6 ..6,..6B
0050: 00000000 00000001 42444441 BDBBBB8E ........BDDA½xx.
0060: 00000030 00000000 00000000 00000000 ...0............
0070: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 ................
0080: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 ................
0090: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 ................
00A0: 00000000 00000002 42444442 81113229 ........BDDB..2)
00B0: 00000056 496E7465 726E6574 00636A77 ...VInternet.cjw
00C0: 79636865 00544350 00436172 6F6C2057 yche.TCP.Carol W
00D0: 79636865 00636A77 79636865 40696F2E yche.cjwyche@io.
00E0: 636F6D00 34333134 20417665 2E204600 com.4314 Ave. F.
00F0: 41757374 00000003 42444442 20B4AF72 Aust....BDDB ´¯r
0100: 00000016 696E2C20 37383735 312D3337 ....in, 78751-37
0110: 32332054 58005553 41000000 00000000 23 TX.USA.......
0120: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 ................
0130: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 ................
0140: 00000000 00000004 4244494E BDBBA0B2 ........BDIN½» x
0150: 0000002C 000009EF 000009EE 00000000 ...,...ï...î....
0160: 00000001 00000077 00000067 0000005C .......w...g...\
0170: 00000061 00000006 00000050 00000001 ...a.......P....
0180: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 ................
0190: 00000000 00000005 42445345 BDBB849C ........BDSE½x..
01A0: 00000038 00000000 00000000 00000000 ...8............
01B0: 00000000 00000000 000026C0 00000000 ..........&À....
01C0: 00000004 00000005 00000118 00000001 ................
01D0: 00000000 00000000 000003F1 00000000 ...........x....
01E0: 00000000 ....
15.Work1:Apps/Thor>


It might be useful, but certainly a hassle for you, for me to send you the above BBS.data to see if the BBSData.br you have sees the "internet" at hex address 00B4:

I have no comfortable ideas about what to try next. I don't want to roll back my OS to OS4pre-update3.

By the way, I used OS4's Unarc and the file comments and dates were faithfully extracted. Here is a partial file listing:


%LIST
Globals.data.dup 1044 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 11:47:08
BBSType.data 2244 ----rwed 26-Sep-97 21:07:16
BBS.data 484 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 14:01:48
Globals.data.bak 1044 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 11:47:08
ErrorLog 47797 ----rwed 10-Sep-97 10:13:52
BBSType.data.bak 2244 ----rwed 26-Sep-97 21:07:16
Charsets.data 7172 ----rwed 26-Sep-97 21:04:42
bbs0 Dir ----rwed Today 18:46:58
BBS.data.dup 484 ----rwed 22-Feb-98 14:26:36
BBSType.data.dup 2244 ----rwed 26-Sep-97 21:07:16
BBS.data.bak 484 ----rwed 22-Feb-98 14:26:36
decoded Dir ----rwed 17-Dec-06 09:32:08
Globals.data 1044 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 11:47:08

%LIST sort=reversename bbs0
MsgData10 122584 ----rwed 01-Aug-98 08:36:52
: comp.lang.oberon
MsgData1 6844 ----rwed 11-Jan-97 20:51:44
: alt.amiga
MsgData0 724 ----rwed 15-Dec-96 14:53:56
: EMail
msg 828 ----rwed 30-Mar-98 09:05:08
Kill.tags 280 ----rwed 11-Apr-98 23:28:28
Kill.data 172 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 09:16:42
folderlayout.cfg 612 ----rwed 17-Dec-06 11:53:03
Conf.data.dup 16004 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 11:47:32
Conf.data.bak 12804 ----rwed 22-Feb-98 14:27:36
Conf.data 16004 ----rwed 02-Aug-98 14:01:48
browsehotlist 77 ----rwed 08-Jan-97 23:12:12
aminet-sitelist 1226 ----rwed 19-Nov-97 08:47:28
.header empty ----rwed 25-Dec-96 14:39:08


George

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 8-Jan-2007 17:32:43
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@ggw

Quote:
I tried Internet internet "internet" and '"Internet"'


From your post #22 and the hex dump in your previous post, I see the name of your BBS system is "Internet" (without the double-quotes, and with a capital "I"). Case shouldn't matter here, but let's keep using "Internet" with a capital "I".

Quote:
- - - - - - start of run - - - - - - - -
15.Work1:Apps/Thor> rx Work1:Apps/Thor/rexx/Examples/BBSData.br '"Internet"'


Strange construction. Why the single quotes enclosing the double-quoted argument ?

Quote:
It'll be smart enough to look in THOR/BBSDataPath=
Work1:Apps/Thor/


This is wrong. It should be "Work1:Apps/Thor/Data/" (without the double-quotes)

Quote:
Arexx Handler V4.25
bbsread.library V6.79


I think the latest version of bbsread.library is v6.109

Quote:
Now the biggie: GETBBSDATA '"Internet"' stem BBSDATA
Rats! We got an error 5


BBSRead is looking for a system called "Internet" (WITH the double quotes), and of course didn't find it.
I see two reasons why your BBS system is not found. First, BBSRead is looking in the wrong directory, then it is looking for the wrong name.

Could you check again that in ENV: AND in ENVARC: you have the environment variables THOR/THORPath set to "Work1:Apps/Thor/" (without double-quotes) and THOR/BBSDataPath set to "Work1:Apps/Thor/Data/" (without double-quotes) ?


Quote:
It might be useful, but certainly a hassle for you, for me to send you the above BBS.data to see if the BBSData.br you have sees the "internet" at hex address 00B4


The name of my BBS system is also located at offset 00B4x, but I'm not sure you can assume this is an absolute location (it might vary depending of your configuration and/or the number of BBS systems you have in your database).
I can't make use of your BBS.data file alone, I would need the whole database structure to do something. Unfortunately, I still have a 2Gb only HD, and at the moment, I can't afford to backup my own database to experiment on yours, sorry.

Which version of rx are you using ? Is the known parsing problems of the newer (OS4.0) rx been fixed in OS4.0 Final ?

Edit: I realized that you are probably not running the latest version of Thor.

Last edited by AmigaPhil on 17-Jan-2007 at 10:56 PM.

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
Posted on 10-Jan-2007 5:17:32
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@AmigaPhil

Complete success!

I have now nearly 10,000 messages restored. I expect many of those were "resurrected" for me beyond my requirements. However, I know how to deal with them!

I was able to do it all with ENVARC:THOR/BBSDataPath set to Work1:Apps/Thor/Data/ (it seemed to keep reverting to an old value, but finally I got it to "stick") and using the name Internet. Your salvage program ran for several hours. Thor software complained constantly.

So while it was running with me busily hitting the left mouse key about at about 6 clicks per second, I downloaded Sushi.lha from Aminet, read the direction during lunch, then activated sushi.

What a god-send. Like magic, the Thor complaint windows were eaten and your salvage program sped down the track.

I had to go to work and only just a few minutes ago did I run Thor. I had to run ThorConfig to change some paths that no longer existed to now be Work1:Apps/. I was expecting more trouble, but no. Thor came up with my 30 or so conferences and thousands of messages. I spot checked a few of them and all seemed completely normal and believeable.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

So, I owe you. Suggest to me some to ways to give back.

George Wyche

PS: That peculiar attempt of '"Internet"' was from the example in the Thor Docs AmigaGuide for BBSReadRexx.guide under the GETBBSDATA entry's Example.

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Quote:
Complete success!


Ha, good to hear !

Quote:
Your salvage program ran for several hours. Thor software complained constantly.


Do you mean that Thor was opened when you started the BBSsalvage.br script ?
I haven't thought about that figure, but surely, Thor must NOT be running when you start BBSsalvage. No wonder why Thor is complaning while trying to use a database which is under heavy reconstruction... I'll make a change in a newer version of the script to prevent that.

Do you still wish to import your old messages into your new database ?

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Thor was not running when I started your salvage program. I misspoke (mis wrote!).

>>Do you still wish to import your old messages into your new database ?

Nope. Until Thor can comfortably get email and news from my isp, I won't be using it. That will take AUTHENTICATION. A couple years ago there was a move afoot to at least embellish that part, but the "team" wouldn't reply (nor give up the code!).

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Quote:
Thor was not running when I started your salvage program. I misspoke (mis wrote!).


Was the BBSsalvage.br script somehow the cause of the trouble you had, and if yes, can you explain further what happend so that I can check and try to fix the problem ? (I don't understand why you had to constantly click on the LMB as BBSsalvage.br does not pop up any requester.)

Quote:
Until Thor can comfortably get email and news from my isp, I won't be using it. That will take AUTHENTICATION.


You used to use ConnectThor to get/send your mail/news, don't you ?

Is Prismnet (io.com) your ISP ?
I may be wrong but I thing that it's only the access to the SMTP server that needs to be secured (SSL). If it's the case, you should still be able to get your mails using the "Get Mail" button of ConnectThor; but the "Send Events" button would no more be of any use. ConnectThor is just a GUI, you can use a script (and an icon you can click on to replace the button ) to get or send your messages (check for GetTCP and SendTCP in Thor's docs).

I think SSH is what you need. I can't help here, but why not start a thread asking how to use SSH to access a SMTP server ?

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>>Was the BBSsalvage.br script somehow the cause of the trouble you had, and if yes, can you explain further what happend so that I can check and try to fix the problem ? (I don't understand why you had to constantly click on the LMB as BBSsalvage.br does not pop up any requester.)

The messages I dealt with were ones I have seen before that seemed to come from BBSRead. I've been through it many times in the past with Thor, so I did not think to save one of them for your perusal. I am confident that it was not related to any of the features of BBSsalvage. Probably it related to just how bad off those old files were when I pulled them from a backup I had on some old ZIP100s. If and when one of those errors happens again I'll write it down. The requester window only provides for [CONTINUE]. With the prospect of possibly 10,000 such windows, I was very glad for the existance of sushi.lha.

I've been over this before about SMTP. I'll review it again for myself.. maybe in February. In the intervening several years I have totally abandoned usenet (like many other people I think). Once I could not use Thor as my sole "mail" experience I played with "pine", "trn", my ISP's webmail, YAM2.4, and now YAM2.5 via OS4. At work (which is now a few inches from my Amiga) its Thunderbird, SunMicrosystems mail, mailx, and dtmail. I even now have my own scheme of decoding stuff in the inbox and saving the messages individually in various subfolders with the aim of those having their final resting place being sooooooo simple that I will NEVER have database related headaches ever again.

%cd work2:mail
work2:mail% search quick file all from "" pattern /to_name or from_name or date/
or
work2:mail% search quick all from "" search /whatever/
gets me to what I am looking for. My needs there are simple.

So, currently, I am comfortable with ibrowse access to my webmail at io.com (a.k.a. prism.net) and using my ftp services with them to periodically download my several saved folders to the scheme mentioned above, then purge most of messages via webmail. The tremendous advantage is being able to deal with current (and slightly old) mail from literally anywhere I can gain browser access. That is very handy when I am traveling... or at a friend's house.

I suppose it won't be long before that will come full circle and I will have some way to cause my AmigaOne to be turned on while I am away from my house (wife could push button) and so I would use some (then) ubiquitous browser to take over (ala X11) my Amiga desktop and do whatever. I would be able to dispense with webmail at io, and just do it from my home. Currently I turn my computing equipment OFF when I am done with it.... well, as much OFF, as I am trivially allowed without yanking the power cord (and extracting the battery from its innards).

I am severely bothered by Thor no longer having active programmers with access to the source code.

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Quote:
The messages I dealt with were ones I have seen before that seemed to come from BBSRead.


Puzzling. BBSRead shouldn't do that either. It does not use any GUI requester (except maybe a progress bar with some commands).
Do you have a monitoring tool of some sort running in the background ?

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Quote:
So, currently, I am comfortable with ibrowse access to my webmail at io.com (a.k.a. prism.net) and using my ftp services with them to periodically download my several saved folders to the scheme mentioned above, then purge most of messages via webmail.


Does that mean that you can download your mails as a mailbox compatible file format into your AOne ?
Then there is a very easy way to read them using Thor (if you ever need to) :
- Save that file into Thor's download directory (check your system configuration under "file/path"),
- Open Thor and the "System configuration" window,
- In the string gadget in the top right corner ("packet name"), type the name of the file, without path and without name extension (if any),
- Save, close Thor, open Thor.

Note that your mailbox file will be deleted after Thor have parsed it. So keep a copy somewhere if you don't want to loose it.

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Re: Thor - recovering a corrupted database - DONE !
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Puzzling. BBSRead shouldn't do that either. It does not use any GUI requester (except maybe a progress bar with some commands).Do you have a monitoring tool of some sort running in the background ?


No monitoring program normally (except sushi... this time only).

Whenever I would have trouble with the Thor database, those messages would appear and they specifically mentioned BBSRead and read error. It would cite the offset into the message and cite a line # from the C code.

Next time it happens I promise to retain the exact wording and tell you about it.

George

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Then there is a very easy way to read them using Thor...


Thanks for the suggestion. I'll look more into that in February.

George

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