[Koha] no result for search books
Repke de Vries
repke at xs4all.nl
Tue May 19 09:42:09 NZST 2009
dear Nicole, dear Zahid
(my remarks also relate to "how to run zebra deamon" from earlier
today where Nicole added the same advice):
with an ordinary Koha installation everything is set but as per
Nicole's advice needs the rebuild-zebra (see the FAQ she points to)
on a regular basis to bring the wheels in motion.
What rebuild-zebra does is taking a copy of all the new or changed
bibliographic or authority records in your Koha database and have
them indexed by Zebra for searching. The moment the index is done,
you can search. Rebuild-zebra also checks if records were deleted
and removes them from the index.
HOWEVER: there must be a mistake in the FAQ because the parameter -r
is *not* correct for hourly or every minute automatic running (this
is what a cronjob does) of rebuild-zebra.
It should be -z. And -a is for re-indexing authority records and -b
for the biblio records. So: -a -b -z
This is what happens with -z: rebuild-zebra *first* checks in a
special table in your Koha database (called: zebraqueque) which
records were added, changed or deleted and then only copies / notices
these and re-indexes.
This is what happens with -r: the index is "reset" and *all* your
records are copied from the Koha database for building a complete new
index: could be thousands and thousands of them.
Imagine you start this "-r" from scratch every minute in an
automated way: bad news for your Koha performance.
Correct me if I am wrong but this what we found out the hard way.
Yours, Repke de Vries
Op 18-mei-2009, om 13:15 heeft Nicole Engard het volgende geschreven:
> This may help: http://koha.org/documentation/faq/why-dont-i-see-new-
> If not - then I'll have to leave it to the experts to help you.
> Nicole C. Engard
> Open Source Evangelist, LibLime
> (888) Koha ILS (564-2457) ext. 714
> nce at liblime.com
> AIM/Y!/Skype: nengard
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 2:03 AM, zahidiqbal_isb
> <zahidiqbal_isb at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> my network administrator have installed koha3 on debian.
>> i have added some marc records manually.
>> when i search book in opac it display "No Result found"
>> i have search on nabble for the error, some says to enable zebra
>> some says to run zebraqueue_daemon.pl and some says to run
>> i am so much confused which step to perform first.
>> any one knows how to enable zebra index or configure the zebra
>> step by step
>> i am new to koha ....can any one guide me properly?
>> Zahid Iqbal
>> AD, International Islamic University Islamabad.
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