[Box Backup] Read-only Account Data

Ben Summers boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Mon Jun 20 12:30:46 BST 2005


Can you post the configuration you were using to attempt this  
restore? Including your raidfile.conf file and the accounts.txt file,  
and the layout of the discs after mounting the read only media?

Ben



On 20 Jun 2005, at 12:26, Scott McNee wrote:

> My Apologies for the HTML.
>
> Anyway,
>     A restore is what I was trying to do. Directly from a Disc. The
> server generate the CommonOS Access Error. I will try
>     different methods if it should be possible. I was just curious if
> the write.lock file needed to be writeable.
>
>     and Yes I am aware that no new backups could be made to a read- 
> only
> system. This is purely from a restore-only point     of view.
>
> Anyway thanksfor the response.
>
>
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> On 19 Jun 2005, at 23:36, Scott McNee wrote:
>
>
>> Hi Guys,
>>             Is it possible to setup the backed up data for a user  
>> on a
>> read-only file system. Or does the bbstored require a r/w
>> system? My tests so far have indicated that it needs a r/w system.
>>
>
> I don't think that a backup server would be functional on a read only
> filesystem. How is it supposed to write the data it's sent to disc?
>
> Having said that, a restore should work. What exactly did you try,
> and how did it fail?
>
> Please don't use HTML email on this list.
>
> Ben
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