Help on Tape Backups / Disc Space
gbentley at uk2.net
Tue Feb 7 08:26:59 PST 2006
Thanks for the reply Lowell.
> Are you just guessing here, or do you have a reason to think this is
Not sure what you mean? I cut and paste the logs so clearly
there is something happening i.e. a reason for those messages?
> A quick look at flexbackup makes me think that it uses
> virtual memory, not file space, to buffer data for spooling.
Yes, I think you are right ! Here is a cut from the conf file :-
# Buffering program - to help streaming
$buffer = 'buffer'; # one of false/buffer/mbuffer
$buffer_megs = '10'; # buffer memory size (in megabytes)
$buffer_fill_pct = '75'; # start writing when buffer this percent full
> Do you even know for sure that your backup was running at the
> time that the filesystem full messages were generated?
Unfortunatly not - the times are different so this could two
> Maybe. At some point you filled /data up. You don't have enough
> information here to indicate why.
If you could indicate which information I would need would that help?
> You will probably want to keep closer track to understand your
> usage patterns better.
Any tips on how to do that ?
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