[Box Backup] I have the fear....
Tue, 13 Mar 2007 18:04:59 +0000
On 13 Mar 2007, at 16:39, Ben Bennett wrote:
> BoxBackup is running (but may have been stopped for a week). I am
> backing up to an external USB device which one of my kids had
> "helpfully" turned off.
Can you be more precise about your configuration? This sounds a
Have you got the logs from around this time? Errors with connections
and the like should have been logged.
> Is the boxbackup state stored somewhere other
> than the boxbackup dir?
State is in memory. The files in /etc/bbackupd just track 'large'
files by inode number.
> Could something have been confused and
> thought it had been written, yet the blocks were unable to be stored?
The server gives the client all the state. This is reset after any
I don't think the rename would be a problem, I even think there's a
test for this scenario.