[Box Backup] Problem with large files?

Ben Summers boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Sun, 18 Sep 2005 10:29:28 +0100

On 18 Sep 2005, at 10:21, Garry Glendown wrote:

> After having some problems on one machine with bbackupd failing, I
> finally took the time to pinpoint the cause ... this is what I kept  
> getting:
> Sep 17 01:41:56 collector bbackupd[25039]: Beginning scan of local  
> files
> Sep 17 01:41:56 collector bbackupd[25039]: Opening connection to  
> server
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx...
> Sep 17 01:41:56 collector bbackupd[25039]: Connection made, login  
> successful
> Sep 17 02:10:05 collector bbackupd[25039]: Exception caught (7/47),
> reset state and waiting to retry...
> Sep 17 02:11:45 collector bbackupd[25039]: File statistics: total file
> size uploaded 935578298, bytes already on server 0, encoded size  
> 936073016
> Turns out I had a file to be stored with size 935578298 bytes ... is
> there any general limit that might cause this,

No. That file size should be OK on platforms which support large  
files. (both client and server need such support)

> or do I need to try to
> find the cause of this with some additional debugging?

Worth a go. It would be nice to see a log with ExtendedLogging switch  
on on both client and server. 7/47 suggests that an error was  
returned from the server, and you'll need that log to see it.