The simplest thing is probably to delete all files .[A-Z]*.SHM in the odb directory (the
one you specified in /etc/exptab).
This wipes the ODB, shared memory and all the other obscure stuff, giving you a clean,
Of course it wipes all the valuable stuff, too. That's why it's handy to sometimes open
odbedit and "save odb_<yyyymmdd>.odb". You can reload the thing after such a fatal