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

Eric V. Smith eric at trueblade.com
Tue Oct 23 15:33:22 UTC 2012


On 10/23/2012 11:17 AM, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012, Dave Howorth wrote:
> 
>> 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.
> 
> Dave,
> 
>    Then, perhaps, dirvish has become confused.
> 
>> You should be checking why you have not made any successful backups
>> since 17 August.
> 
>    Doesn't appear to be that way:
> 
> cannot expire salmo-boot/:default:20120817-0607 No unexpired good images
> 
> [root at salmo /media/hd0/salmo-boot]# ls
> 20120817-0607/  20120927-2200/  20121006-2200/  20121015-2200/
> 20120825-2200/  20120928-2200/  20121007-2200/  20121016-2200/
> 20120901-2200/  20120929-2200/  20121008-2200/  20121017-2200/
> 20120908-2200/  20120930-2200/  20121009-2200/  20121018-2200/
> 20120922-2200/  20121001-2200/  20121010-2200/  20121019-2200/
> 20120923-2200/  20121002-2200/  20121011-2200/  20121020-2200/
> 20120924-2200/  20121003-2200/  20121012-2200/  20121021-2200/
> 20120925-2200/  20121004-2200/  20121013-2200/  20121022-2200/
> 20120926-2200/  20121005-2200/  20121014-2200/  dirvish/
> 
> [root at salmo /media/hd0/salmo-boot]# grep Status */mailfile

I'm not sure what mailfile is. You want to look at the summary file:

# fgrep Status */summary

I get things like:

img-2012-10-23-06-00/summary:Status: success
img-2012-10-23-08-00/summary:Status: warning (24) -- file vanished on sender

Eric.






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