Coda File System

Re: codasrv crashes, won't come back up, production server down :(

From: Steve Simitzis <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 07:57:53 -0700
On 08/13/04, Ivan Popov <> wrote: 

> Hello Steve,
> > i can skip the volume by putting it in /vice/vol/skipsalvage, but the
> > volume is essential, and i can't operate without it. so once codasrv
> do you have any previous backup of it?

i have a month old backup (the last reliable backup i was able to make
before backups started crashing codasrv), which i am about to restore
to a new volume. hopefully the original volume is recoverable.

> I am running a replicated setup for quite a long time, so I always had
> an online copy if a volume would fail - so I could easily recreate it.
> I had to do it once or twice.

indeed. i had been running a replicated setup, but after too many
server-server conflicts that would cause our service to fail, i
went back to a single server setup.

> I am doing backups on file level, via Legato Networker client,
> and it _seems_ to work :) That is, I could read files when I was testing,
> but yet never had to rely on it.

yeah, i tried doing backups on the file level, but venus would always
return with "connection timed out", and my backups would fail.

heh, i have very bad luck in the realm of backups.

> Best regards and good luck...
> Hope Jan Harkes will be able to comment on your crash.
> --
> Ivan


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Received on 2004-08-13 10:59:33