hey. this list used to be pretty active. did anything change? is there
another place to ask questions like these?
On 1/23/12 5:02 PM, kalin m wrote:
> hi all..
> i started a repair on a table that has an MYD file of 9.2 gigs. the MYI
> file is 7.7 gigs. the TMD file, which i'm assuming is a temporary file
> used in the repair process, is currently 400mb. this has been going on
> for about 30 min now. the question is does the TMD file need to get
> anywhere near the size of any of this MYD or MYI files in order to get
> this repair done?! and if so why is it so slow?
> i'm not really planning to stop the repair command cause i read
> somewhere that this might not be a good idea. can i stop it without
> risking any data loss or table damage?