Coda File System

RE: Backup Problems

From: Peter J. Braam <>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 16:55:09 -0600

You need to declare your spool partitions for backup in /vice/db/vicetab.
They have type backup.

I think that should be all, but there might be a few further hickups.

- Peter -

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Len Burns []
> Sent: Sunday, August 15, 1999 9:54 AM
> To: codalist_at_TELEMANN.CODA.CS.CMU.EDU
> Subject: Backup Problems
> Ok, I am now trying to get backup working on a coda volume.  I did the
> following:
> Created a volume like: createvol_rep home E0000100 /vicepa
> When the script asked if I wanted to backup the volume, I said yes,
> and it created /vice/db/dumplist.  I mounted the volume, and copied
> some files into it just for test, created a directory /usr/backups and
> type:
> backup /vice/db/dumplist /usr/backups
> This is what I see:
> 08:46:12 Warning: the hostname of this server (
> is not li
> sted in /vice/db/servers
> Partition /vicepa: inodes in use: 381, total: 262144.
> 08:46:13 Partition /vicepa: 7537094K available (minfree=5%), 4564977K
> free.
> 08:46:13 No diskpartitions for backup!! Bailing out.
> That would suggest to me that it is current, but it shouldn't be,
> because I have run no backup on it before, and just added data.  I
> have the odd feeling I am missing something obvious here, what am I
> doing wrong.  TIA
> -Len
Received on 1999-08-15 19:18:34