[Box Backup] Strange backup corruption

Ben Summers boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Tue Jan 2 21:46:19 GMT 2007

On 2 Jan 2007, at 15:31, booger at post.pl wrote:

> Hello,
>  I  use  BoxBackup  0.10  on Linux server to backup several locations.
>  I  don't use raid, boxbackup's storage is on the dedicated hard disk,
>  ext3 filesystem. Everything works fine except one location.
>  One  of  the  files  in  storage  had  16384GB (I don't have so large
>  hardisk so I think it is filesystem corruption). So I run fsck on it.
>  No errors. So I simply deleted that file. Fsck corrected some errors.
>  It repeated some times. I deleted that file.
>  Now "bbackupquery usage" reports "Used 16828025.5Mb". So I did
>  bbstoreaccounts check accountno fix
>  It  corrected  some  errors but I still have wrong usage (correct  
> is about
>  50GB on the filesystem).
>  So two questions:
>  1. How to correct the wrong usage report of bbstoreaccounts?

Wait until housekeeping runs, and it will be corrected. You will see  
a message in the logs about it.

>  2. How to prevent generation of so large file by bbstored?

Don't use dodgy hard discs which corrupt your data.


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