[Box Backup] Error on boxbackup
magickarle at hotmail.com
Thu May 5 04:47:55 BST 2011
I worked with Andrew so I'll clear things up:
Problem with bbstored because the client can be started and it generates
bbstored on a DIFFERENT PC then the client.
Check what`s the version by connecting to dubaibck host as root (boxbackup
server box) and run bbstored -V to get the version.
I'm pretty sure it's 0.11
The initiation scripts were put on both boxes in init.d
Boxbackup server running on Centos 5 and client on RedHat enterprise 4
BBSTORED CANNOT BE STARTED. I have tried several times, rebooting server,
tried with the init.d file and the daemon.
I've even tried to recopy the init.d file.
When started manually, it will show an Ok in green but nothing is logged and
ps aux|grep bb shows nothing.
This happened originally when the server was moved and the IP changed.
Last time this happened, I changed the IP address in the hosts file on both
boxes, restarted server and client and voila, it worked again.
But this time it doesn't.
It was running fine for over one year!
I would like to see at least some logs about bbstored not being able to
start so we can pinpoint to a maybe corrupt file of bbstored.
Is there a way to verberos the output of the init.d script file when
starting (beside the -V) ?
Thanks again guys for the time spend on this.
Andrew, you own me AND James a beer :)
I'll remind you next time we see each other hehe!
From: boxbackup-bounces at boxbackup.org
[mailto:boxbackup-bounces at boxbackup.org] On Behalf Of Chris Wilson
Sent: May-04-11 6:29 PM
To: Box Backup
Cc: andrew.habashi at bell.ca; 'James O'Gorman'
Subject: Re: [Box Backup] Error on boxbackup
On Tue, 3 May 2011, andrew.habashi at bell.ca wrote:
> Any news on this?
I'll try to help if I can. It would help a lot if you could tell me the
Is the problem with bbackupd or bbstored? Are they both on the same
machine? Are they supposed to be running on the same machine? If so, why?
Box Backup is a network backup program, most of the benefits are
irrelevant if you're running both parts on the same machine.
You have /usr/local/sbin/bbstored, do you also have
/usr/local/bin/bbackupd? What versions do they report if you run them with
the -V option?
Do these binaries match the ones in
/usr/src/boxbackup-0.10/release/bin/bbstored/bbstored, or the ones in
/usr/src/boxbackup-0.11rc8/release/bin/bbstored/bbstored, or neither?
Do you have a script in /etc/init.d that starts either bbackupd or
bbstored or both? If so, please could you attach it to your email?
Is the server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or CentOS, or something
else? Which version?
>> I do /usr/local/sbin/bbstored -D -V and it just goes back to another
>> command line, I don't get the error /usr/local/sbin/bbstored: No such
>> file or directory
Is bbstored running before you do this? Is it running afterwards?
And just to confirm, if you run "bbackupd -D -V" you get absolutely no
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