[Box Backup] Latest version
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Fri Mar 5 18:53:32 GMT 2004
On 5 Mar 2004, at 16:22, Nick Suckling wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> Thanks for the info all now working fine.
I assume that others are getting on OK with it, and there's no reason
why I shouldn't do a release next week?
> If there is any way I can help you with the raid tools please let me
Hopefully they'll appear in the release after next.
> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>>> 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
>> pop it into a little daemon which does the magic in the background.
>> Thanks for trying it out!
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