[Box Backup] exception caught and endless retries
Wed, 23 Nov 2005 12:20:48 -0800
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2005 1:51 AM
> On 21 Nov 2005, at 21:33, Robert B wrote:
> > I'm running boxbackup 0.09 (v0.09fWin32 to be exact) on Windows.
> > I'm getting
> > Exception caught (1/9), reset state and waiting to retry...
> > I wouldn't mind except that, instead of running every hour, it
> > keeps running with about a 2 minute delay between each run.
> > Because of this, my computer has slowed to a crawl.
> > The above error does not tell me which file it is failing on and
> > therefore cannot exclude it from the back up in the hopes that
> > boxbackup won't endless run.
> > 1) Is there a way to find out the file it's failing on? or
> Set ExtendedLogging = yes in bbackupd.conf, make sure you
> have syslog
> logging set
> http://www.fluffy.co.uk/boxbackup/server.html (not raidfile of
> and then look for the last filename before it retries.
I tried this, but it does not output the file it's having problems with. In
fact, the entire operation looks pretty happy, but ultimately outputs the
> [Note: this is the general answer. On the Win32 port, you may not
> have to do anything to get it to log, as the client just sends
> everything to the Windows Event Log without extra configuration.]
> > 2) Is there a way to adjust the delay between retries?
> Not currently. I assume if you're running a backup client you want
> it to do it's best at backing up your files.
That's probably a good assumption. I guess I'll just have to remember to
start up bbackupd on Friday nights and let it endlessly back up over
weekends while I'm not using it :-).