[Box Backup] Error (4/11) with 4GB Files

Ben Summers boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:54:35 +0000

On 19 Mar 2007, at 12:37, Bernd Zimmermann wrote:

> Ben Summers wrote:
>> On 19 Mar 2007, at 11:57, Bernd Zimmermann wrote:
>>> Ben,
>>> thank you for this fast response. Please find my answer below.
>>> Ben Summers wrote:
>>>> On 19 Mar 2007, at 08:14, Bernd Zimmermann wrote:
>>>>> I want to backup my DB archive files. Each night a new ARCHIVE  
>>>>> is created
>>>>> and renamed to become the youngest generation as ARCHIVE+ - the  
>>>>> older ones
>>>>> are renamed to ARCHIVE++ and ARCHIVE+++ respectively. The  
>>>>> oldest is removed.
>>>>> Bbackupquery  list -ts reports one set of these files having  
>>>>> been stored
>>>>> days ago. But no newer one was backed up since then. In the log
>>>>> I could find messages like this:
>>>>> Mar 19 01:28:40 dlb5 bbackupd[24330]: Backup object failed,  
>>>>> error when reading //home/bak/ARCHIVE+
>>>>> Mar 19 01:28:40 dlb5 bbackupd[24330]: Error code when uploading  
>>>>> was (4/11), BackupStore BadBackupStoreFile
>>>>> When I copy one of these files to a arbitrary name, it gets  
>>>>> backed up.
>>>>> When I run a "bbackquery -qa compare" I get these ERRORs:
>>>>> ERROR: (4/11) during file fetch and comparsion for '/dlb5/home/ 
>>>>> bak/ARCHIVE+'
>>>>> ERROR: (7/42) during file fetch and comparsion for '/dlb5/home/ 
>>>>> bak/ARCHIVE++'
>>>>> ERROR: (7/42) during file fetch and comparsion for '/dlb5/home/ 
>>>>> bak/ARCHIVE+++'
>>>>> The bbackupd is running on a SuSE Linux 9.0 here.
>>>> Which version of Box Backup are you using?
>>> The version is 010
>>>> Please post your config file. What happens if you delete the  
>>>> file referenced by the StoreObjectInfoFile directive while  
>>>> bbackupd is not running? What happens if you comment the  
>>>> directive out?
>>> The config file is attached.
>>> There is no StoreObjectInfoFile, I have not activated this Option  
>>> - should I?
>> No.
>> Stop bbackupd, delete the contents of /var/lib/box, and see what  
>> happens. Some versions of Berkeley DB corrupt the db files  
>> occasionally.
>> Ben
> OK ... but there are onle the two zero-length flag files - no db file

Maybe you don't have a compatible version installed. What did the  
summary of ./configure say?

> btw on my other server (fedora) where bbackupd is also running,
> no /var/lib/box directory exists at all.

Set at config time, so check bbackupd.conf.

I'd like to eliminate Linux specific issues now, but I can't help as  
I've never run it. Please make available the output of ./configure  
and it's log file, and then hopefully one of the developers who uses  
Linux will pick up the case.