AMANDA 2.5.1p2 and GNU tar 1.16.1, the latter returning 1
wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org
Sat Feb 3 08:33:00 UTC 2007
> Does anybody besides me have problems with AMANDA 2.5.1p2 and GNU tar
> 1.16.1? The problem is that gtar exits with an exit status of 1 after
> creating the archive. This leeds to AMANDA dumping the affected
> filesystems at least twice.
> Here's an exerpt from an AMANDA mail report:
> /-- monitor.fig.ol.no / lev 0 FAILED [/usr/local/bin/gtar returned 1]
> sendbackup: start [monitor.fig.ol.no:/ level 0]
> sendbackup: info BACKUP=/usr/local/bin/gtar
> sendbackup: info RECOVER_CMD=/usr/local/bin/gtar -f - ...
> sendbackup: info end
> ? GNUTAR: ./proc: file changed as we read it
> | Total bytes written: 173752320 (166MiB, 3.0MiB/s)
> sendbackup: error [/usr/local/bin/gtar returned 1]
the exit status of 1 is due to "./proc: file changed as we read it".
As you probably don't want to backup /proc anyway, exclude it from
your backup config.
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