This bug is created as a clone of upstream ticket:
Doing a kill -9 of ns-slapd, or doing a hard shutdown of a machine while ns-slapd is running, will cause a 0 length dse.ldif to be written
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.