[Box Backup] Error trying to restore on Windows

Mikael Syska boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Wed, 16 May 2007 02:12:08 +0200

Hi Chris,

Chris Wilson wrote:
> Hi Mikael,
> On Tue, 15 May 2007, Mikael Syska wrote:
>> Running lastest build: 
>> boxbackup-chris_general_1569-backup-client-mingw32 on Windows XP SP2
>> Error:
>> query >  restore Admin "c:\admin\"
>> Failed to read file information: The parameter is incorrect. (87)
>> Failed to get file information for 'c:'
>> Failed to check existence for c:: Common OSFileError (Error accessing 
>> a file. Check permissions.)
>> ERROR: Unknown restore result.
>> However:
>> query >  restore Admin "\admin\"
>> this works ... and restore to current dir ( the boxbackup dir, and 
>> I'm only running backup once in a while )
> Thanks for the bug report. I've just released a new client version 
> which should fix both problems (1662). Please could you give it a try 
> and let me know if it's fixed or not?
It seems to work ..... the restore job it running ....

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Mikael Syska>cd \

C:\>cd "Program Files"

C:\Program Files>cd "Box Backup"

C:\Program Files\Box Backup>bbackupquery.exe
Box Backup Query Tool vchris_general_1662, (c) Ben Summers and 
contributors 2003
Box Backup Query Tool vchris_general_1662, (c) Ben Summers and 
contributors 2003
Using configuration file C:\Program Files\Box Backup\bbackupd.conf
No random device -- additional seeding of random number generator not 

Connecting to store...
Handshake with store...
Login to store...
Login complete.

Type "help" for a list of commands.

query > restore Admin C:\Admin

I will report back tomorrow if it fails ....

Is the first message supposed to show up 2 times ? 2 identical messages or ?

Mikael Syska