[Box Backup] Strange backup corruption
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:
> 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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