[Box Backup] housekeeping needs restart

Ben Summers boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Wed Mar 2 10:29:12 GMT 2005

On 18 Feb 2005, at 02:14, Andreas Schrafl wrote:

> On my server (OpenBSD 3.4 BoxBackup 0.09) the housekeeping process 
> does not remove data until it is under the soft limit.
> I have a soft limit of 80% and I make sync each day. In the logs I see 
> that since more than 2 week there was more than 80% on the server but 
> it does not delete anything. Now somewhen in a while housekeeping 
> frees some space but not so that it gets below these 80%
> To accive that I have to restart the server process and then 
> housekeeping kicks in an removes data until it is below 80%.
> This is not the first time this has happend but I think it only was 
> with version 0.09 but I'm not sure of that.

How many files and directories have you got backed up? It might be that 
the housekeeping is getting interrupted -- do you get the "giving way" 
messages in syslog?


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