[Box Backup] Some problems

Ben Summers boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Wed Nov 10 20:47:29 GMT 2004

On 10 Nov 2004, at 20:43, Jonas Lundgren wrote:

> Ben Summers wrote:
>> On 10 Nov 2004, at 20:11, Jonas Lundgren wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> During the past 2 days i've had some problems with boxbackup, first, 
>>> it seems to have problems with large files (5GB+) and the client 
>>> just dies with 1/9 as error code (IIRC),
>> This is on Linux, right? I didn't do the compiler magic which enabled 
>> 64 bit file access (because I'm not a Linux person and had absolutely 
>> no idea you needed to do this on a modern operating system) so I 
>> presume this is the problem. My latest version does this, I will do a 
>> PLUS1 release shortly for you.
>>>  second, it seems to have some problems with broken symlinks? It 
>>> kept dying on my ~/.kde (which had 3 broken symlinks in it) with the 
>>> error code 7/47
>>> Maby you're all aware of this, just wanna check..
>> Can you turn on ExtendedLogging on both client and server, and then 
>> send me the 20 or so log lines leading up to this error from both 
>> machines? (I know this is my standard response to any problem, but it 
>> does solve problems quickly!)
> I had deleted the .kde dir, but i recreated it, and made 3 broken 
> symlinks in it, now the bbackupd client dies again. So i guess i found 
> the problem :P Anyways, here is the logs:
> Just if you want to look at the stat entry.

An interesting error, sounds like there's some weird thing going on.

Can you send me (offlist) a tar file of the offending directory, and a 
list -rotds of the corresponding directory in the store using 
bbackupquery so I can see exactly what is going on?



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