[Dirvish] dirvish and an lv snapshot

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jul 20 12:33:20 UTC 2010


Jenny Hopkins wrote:
> The shell script to create and mount an lvm partition before the
> dirvish backup runs for this vault is working very well, being called
> as a pre-client command from the conf local to that vault.  the
> post-client line is trying to execute but failing with not much info,
> however:

The post-client script is called after rsync finishes so you don't need
to worry that the mount is still busy because of that. There must be
some other problem.

You're running a script called lvmsnapshot.sh, which you say isn't
giving you much info. So what is in that script? Where does it come
from? Does it have a facility to provide more info? If not can't you
just edit it so it does?

BTW, does the output you have posted come from the dirvish log file? If
not, what is in the dirvish log file?

Cheers, Dave


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