[Box Backup] Latest version

Nick Suckling boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Fri Mar 5 16:22:29 GMT 2004


Hi Ben,

Thanks for the info all now working fine.

If there is any way I can help you with the raid tools please let me
know.

Cheers,

Nick


On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 10:07, Ben Summers wrote:
> On 5 Mar 2004, at 09:58, Nick Suckling wrote:
> 
> > Hi Ben,
> >
> > The server side seemed to install fine on OpenBSD 3.4 but the client
> > bbackupd-config throws up the following.
> >
> > ERROR: backup mode must be 'lazy' or 'snapshot'
> 
> I modified the config script slightly, but didn't want to change the 
> web site as it would confuse people using the old version:
> 
> 
> bbackupd-config has a new parameter, it's now
> 
>      bbackupd-config config-dir backup-mode account-num server-hostname 
> working-dir \
>         backup-dir [more backup directories]
> 
> backup-mode is either 'lazy' or 'snapshot'. Choose 'lazy' for the 
> current behaviour. Choose snapshot if you would like to use the new 
> bbackupctl program as a cron job to say exactly when you want to take a 
> snapshot of your file system. (The first mode is good for collections 
> of documents, the second is good for backing up servers.)
> 
> 
>   -- summary: insert "lazy" after '/etc/box'.
> 
> >
> > Also an unrelated question but how would you rebuild the array from 
> > hard
> > disk failure.
> 
> At the moment, you have to wait until I write the necessary tools. 
> Shouldn't be that long, basically all the code is there, I just need to 
> pop it into a little daemon which does the magic in the background.
> 
> Thanks for trying it out!
> 
> Ben
> 
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