[Dirvish] Dirvish Execution Cycles

Tom tomf at got.net
Fri Feb 2 13:37:39 PST 2007

Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Wed 31 Jan 2007, Tom wrote:
>> I'm running a basic installation of Dirvish to backup a number of host systems. Some of these are very large mail systems, which when a mail spool file can't be backed up due to being in use, it naturally gets an error, and reports it as such.
> What type of system is it? Files being in use is usually not a
> hinderance in backing them up; files that disappear (or are moved to
> other spool directories) will result in the infamous error 24; however,
> AFAIK dirvish won't retry the transfer when encountering this error,
> although by default it will consider the image failed.
> Paul Slootman
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I am running Debian Sarge systems.

One error just from last night was:

ERROR: var/log/mail/mail.log failed verification -- update discarded.
rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(1166)

This particular errors caused 4 complete cycles before it finished.

~ Tom

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