[Box Backup] Housekeeping stops running after time

David Bamford dave at bdisystems.co.uk
Fri Oct 28 09:47:21 BST 2011


Hi Chris

Been waiting for housekeeping to fail and it finally has with this in
the logs

> Oct 26 15:35:25 bart bbstored/hk[1555]: ERROR: Failed to rename file: /backups/box/backup/00000013/93/08/o3c.rfwX to /backups/box/backup/00000013/93/08/o3c.rfw: No such file or directory (2)
> Oct 26 15:35:25 bart bbstored/hk[1555]: WARNING: Exception thrown: RaidFileException(OSError) at RaidFileWrite.cpp(385)
> Oct 26 15:35:25 bart bbstored/hk[1555]: ERROR: Failed to delete file: /backups/box/backup/00000013/93/08/o3c.rfwX: No such file or directory (2)
> Oct 26 15:35:25 bart bbstored/hk[1555]: WARNING: Exception thrown: RaidFileException(OSError) at RaidFileWrite.cpp(440)
> 
I will do a check on this account, but should housekeeping not continue to work instead of the process ending?

Thanks

Dave

On Tue, 2011-10-18 at 21:12 +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Hi David,
> 
> On Tue, 18 Oct 2011, David Bamford wrote:
> 
> > I am running 0.11 rc8 bbstored and have noticed that after a few days 
> > the server stops running housekeeping. This results in store filling up 
> > and files not being backed up. The housekeeping takes a long time to run 
> > as there are many accounts and about 1.5Tb of data on a NFS store.
> >
> > I am running bbstored with -v and restarting the process means that 
> > housekeeping runs and am getting the "finished housekeeping" and 
> > "started housekeeping" messages in the logs. But after a few days these 
> > do not occur.
> >
> > I have tried looking at BBStoreDHousekeeping.cpp but I am not an expert 
> > coder. Is it possible that there is a problem?
> 
> It is possible. Please have a look in your system logs for lines regarding 
> bbstored/hk, particularly including the word Terminating.
> 
> Cheers, Chris.

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