[Dirvish] New Backup Drive Case and Dirvish Cannot Find Old Defaults

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Tue Oct 23 14:49:42 UTC 2012

Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2012, Rich Shepard wrote:
>> I'll see what tomorrow's mail brings.
>    Looking at today's mail from cron suggests the issue is dirvish administrative
> and not dirvish operational:
> cannot expire salmo-boot/:default:20120817-0607 No unexpired good images
> cannot expire salmo-opt/:default:20120817-0911 No unexpired good images
> cannot expire salmo-root/:default:20120817-0931 No unexpired good images
>    I read these as dirvish trying to expire non-existent mages. There must be
> a way for me to let dirvish know to stop trying, and I'd appreciate learning
> how to do this.

No, they are telling you that there is an image, but there is only one
image, and it's refusing to delete that image because then you would
lose your only backup copy.

You should be checking why you have not made any successful backups
since 17 August.

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