Running rsnapshot via cron reboots the machine

Mel fbsd.questions at
Wed Dec 17 01:15:09 PST 2008

On Monday 15 December 2008 18:56:46 David N wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a machine
> AMD Sepron LE-1150
> 2x SATA 300GB
> in a RAID 1 (gmirror).
> 7.0-RELEASE-p2 AMD64 generic kernel
> it was doing backups via bacula to an external disk
> USB 2.0 SATA disk, and it was working well. (GLabel) /dev/ufs/BackupDisk
> I changed to rsnapshot recently, with the External HDD in glabel +
> gjournal (/dev/da0s1.journal -> /dev/ufs/BackupDisk) and it will
> reboot the machine roughly 30 minutes after the rsnapshot starts via

Able to get any crash dumps? [1] I doubt it calls reboot system call after 30 
minutes and if it's a heating issue, then it would power down not reboot. So, 
kernel is probably panicing.



Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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