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

Bernd Zimmermann boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 14:12:20 +0100

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Ben Summers wrote:
> 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.
right ... it was configured different - so the two flag files
are also there (at /var/backup)
> 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.
Unfortunately I do not have the original ./configure results - the
software was installed by a friend of mine. I remember the configure
script complained about not existing ssl libraries. So we had to
do some modifications to get it compiled and linked.

I think I have to come back to this issue after we re-installed the
software again.


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