Quite possibly it's generating too much output for cron to be happy, and
cron is killing the job. Incremental backups should in theory have much
fewer files, so much less output.
Try running with " > /dev/null" at the end of the command line to stop
it printing non-errors out.

TB

On 7/10/2007, "Phil Reynolds" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>One of my backup sets is designed to back up the whole of four systems -
>the four that are always at home and always on, running a system that
>flexbackup can handle.
>
>A full backup of this set runs OK manually, but when run from cron,
>stopped working during one of the larger filesystems.
>
>An incremental backup of the set runs OK either manually or from cron.
>
>The log for the failed full backup simply came to an abrupt end. The log
>was bounced as "too large to mail".
>
>How can I tell why it stopped? Could it be that it is trying to do too
>much? I am wondering how I can get round this problem, as flexbackup can
>only be run once at any one time.
>
>If it is indeed too large, I will probably need to divide the job, and
>that will need some way to delay the next part until the first part is
>finished. If there is another cause, though, I hope it will be simple
>enough to fix.
>
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