[Dirvish] dirvish and an lv snapshot

Jenny Hopkins hopkins.jenny at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 09:09:17 UTC 2010


On 20 July 2010 13:33, Dave Howorth <dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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?
>

That log was from the dirvish log file.   I'll increase logging from
the lvmsnapshot.sh file and see if I can see what is going on then.
It's handy that anything echoed from the bash script is captured by
the dirvish log file.

Thanks very much,  Dave,

Jenny


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