[Dirvish] ERROR: no images for branch default found - Resolved

zp list at greenant.net
Thu Dec 1 18:58:27 EST 2005


Thanks Paul,

The error was caused by rsync not being able to backup /sys.
The backup run is working fine now.
I'm so happy to have finally found the perfect backup program.

Frank

On 01/12/2005, at 7:59 PM, Paul Slootman wrote:


> On Thu 01 Dec 2005, zp wrote:
>
>
>>
>> I have installed dirvish for Debian sarge and the initial backup
>> has functioned correctly across ssh with shared keys
>> However, the cronjob doesn't run and when I try to execute
>> it manually, it returns the following error:
>>
>> medusa:/# sh /etc/dirvish/dirvish-cronjob
>> mobius:default:20051130: ERROR: no images for branch default found
>>
>> I have not found much about this error in the lists and
>> I don't think that it's a simple whitespace problem.
>>
>>
>
> This would imply that the initial backup did _not_ complete
> successfully.
>
> Do an 'ls -l' in the vault directory; images that were successful are
> mode 'drwxr-x-r-x' or similar; unsuccessful image directories have
> mode 'd----------'.
>
> Check the summary file in the image to see what errors, if any, are
> shown.
>
>
>
>> Do I need to edit the debian default /etc/dirvish/dirvish-cronjob ?
>>
>>
>
> In most cases that shouldn't be necessary.
>
>
>
>> The vault config at /data/backup/mobius/dirvish
>> --------------------
>> client: root at mobius
>> tree: /
>> xdev: 0
>> index: gzip
>> image-default: %Y%m%d
>> exclude:
>> /var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb
>> /var/cache/man
>> /tmp
>> /var/tmp
>> *.bak
>> .kde/share/cache/*
>> /proc
>> --------------------
>>
>>
>
> Note that list items must have leading white space. In this case  
> that's
> all the stuff that comes below the "exclude:" line.
>
> And nowadays I'd also exclude /sys and /dev/shm
>
>
> Paul Slootman
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