Re: [BackupPC-users] Tar errors all of a sudden for localhost only

2007-06-29 Thread Randy Barlow
... -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God's

Re: [BackupPC-users] CGI Problems

2007-06-28 Thread Randy Barlow
on how to do this! -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now

Re: [BackupPC-users] The web interface may be confusing for BackupFilesExclude

2007-06-23 Thread Randy Barlow
Randy Barlow wrote: I noticed that I have a ton of errors on the backup of my laptop of a folder that I thought I had in the BackupFilesExclude, and it turns out that I had simply misinterpreted the Web Interface. I had used the New Key: part to put in the paths I didn't want to backup

[BackupPC-users] The web interface may be confusing for BackupFilesExclude

2007-06-23 Thread Randy Barlow
love BackupPC and I recommend it to all my friends, thanks for the killer F/OSS app! -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out

Re: [BackupPC-users] Howto create and keep yearly backups

2007-06-23 Thread Randy Barlow
could add another 0 before the 100 and it would keep a backup about every 15 months or so, which would skip years from time to time. To make it more exactly to years, you can play with $Conf{FullPeriod}. Hope this helps! -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race

Re: [BackupPC-users] cross backups (gentoo - WinXP)

2007-06-22 Thread Randy Barlow
this mind you, so I'm just speaking hypothetically!) and have it place the resultant .tar file somewhere on the laptop's SMB share, and then unmount. You could use cron to do this regularly and automagically. Hope this helps! -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race

Re: [BackupPC-users] cross backups (gentoo - WinXP)

2007-06-19 Thread Randy Barlow
by the gentoo box. -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backup from localhost failed

2007-06-17 Thread Randy Barlow
to backup localhost and just give the backuppc user sudo permissions. -- Randy Barlow http://electronsweatshop.com But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his

Re: [BackupPC-users] Should you have to patch BackupPC/Lib.pm?

2007-05-23 Thread Randy Barlow
Tony Shadwick wrote: I run into problems however when attempting to start backuppc. I've seen references to it on the net in various places. all pointing execing as the wrong user: backup# perl BackupPC No language setting BackupPC::Lib-new failed I am working on writing a Gentoo

Re: [BackupPC-users] Should you have to patch BackupPC/Lib.pm?

2007-05-23 Thread Randy Barlow
Tony Shadwick wrote: As you're seeing below, configure.pl seems to ignore pathing of the config file. :\ I simply passed the parameter of the actual path inside Lib.pm, and everything has worked well since. I've got a bug that I'm making my comments on about this problem at

Re: [BackupPC-users] Should you have to patch BackupPC/Lib.pm?

2007-05-23 Thread Randy Barlow
Tony Shadwick wrote: I don't have a lot of time to keep creating patches, and I don't actually know *how* to properly create a patch. :P First off, thanks for sending your changes to the file. I just woke up (I have a very strange sleep schedule!) so I will get to work to see if that fixes

Re: [BackupPC-users] Should you have to patch BackupPC/Lib.pm?

2007-05-23 Thread Randy Barlow
Randy Barlow wrote: I've got a bug that I'm making my comments on about this problem at http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=141018 for anyone who is interested. Sweet, I've got it I think. Under Gentoo, it is customary to use /etc/backuppc and not /etc/BackupPC, and I think that me

Re: [BackupPC-users] Problems with per-PC config file

2007-05-22 Thread Randy Barlow
Dawn Susini Wallis wrote: I'm wondering what a non-FHS version of BackupPC is. The versions before 3.0.0 didn't follow the Linux File Hierarchy Standard (FHS), which is a standard (use Google to find it!) that specifies where files of each type should go. For example, configuration files

Re: [BackupPC-users] Advice on BackupPC

2007-05-16 Thread Randy Barlow
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Vetch wrote: The Rsync method presumably from your previous comment would check then send...? Correct. I see - so you wouldn't compress the file, you'd compress the tunnel... Makes sense... Would it then still get compressed when stored at the

[BackupPC-users] Permission Denied in Rsyncd

2007-04-16 Thread Randy Barlow
Howdy ya'll. I'm using rsyncd as the transport mechanism for BackupPC 3.0.0, and the backup is finishing fine, but lots of files and folders are giving me errors such as: Remote[1]: rsync: opendir /lost+found (in root) failed: Permission denied (13) My rsyncd on the system that I am trying

[BackupPC-users] No Files dumped for share

2007-02-06 Thread Randy Barlow
OK, so I am trying to backup a windows client (vista, if that matters) (I've always just done Linux and Mac clients before) and I decided to just go with the smb transfer scheme. I have put these four lines in my per-pc config file for the machine: $Conf{SmbShareName} = 'rpbarlow';

[BackupPC-users] Signal =PIPE?

2007-01-27 Thread Randy Barlow
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Howdy, Every now and then (2 - 3 days or so) I get an e-mail like this: The following hosts had an error that is probably caused by a misconfiguration. Please fix these hosts: - abc.ece.ncsu.edu (aborted by signal=PIPE) Regards, PC

Re: [BackupPC-users] avoidable failure?

2007-01-12 Thread Randy Barlow
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Cristian Tibirna wrote: The file named in the error is almost always a temporary one. It is thus conceivable that the file was created before rsync's index building and was destroyed before rsync finishing the syncing. But this is only my

[BackupPC-users] Defunct BackupPC Process

2007-01-11 Thread Randy Barlow
, or if I should just assume them to be dead. Strace doesn't seem to think anything is happening with PIDs 16928 or 16942. Comments? -- Randy Barlow http://www.electronsweatshop.com Oh me of little faith... - Take Surveys

Re: [BackupPC-users] Securing backuppc

2007-01-07 Thread Randy Barlow
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[BackupPC-users] OS X

2007-01-06 Thread Randy Barlow
I just got a shiny old G3 and would like to add it to my Backup PC pool. However, I'm not sure what would be the best protocol to use for the backup. I've been thinking about setting up an rsync daemon (using the --daemon option and making a StartupItem in OSX to start it automatically with the

Re: [BackupPC-users] Returned mail: see transcript for details

2006-12-18 Thread Randy Barlow
that contains the images... -- Randy Barlow http://www.electronsweatshop.com Oh me of little faith... - Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the Future of IT Join SourceForge.net's Techsay panel and you'll get the chance to share your

Re: [BackupPC-users] Child exited prematurely

2006-12-14 Thread Randy Barlow
On Thursday 14 December 2006 06:18, veeraa bose wrote: i chceked with small amount of data with two modules its working. could any body guide me how to rectify it Is the backuppc data partition running out of space? This same error happened to me when that was the case...

Re: [BackupPC-users] rsync error ssh_askpass w/ cygwin

2006-12-14 Thread Randy Barlow
On Thursday 14 December 2006 21:50, Jim McNamara wrote: [UPC] /cygdrive/f/UPC hosts allow = 192.168.2.1 strict modes = false Connected to mas90-server:873, remote version 29 Negotiated protocol version 26 Error connecting to module /UPC/ at mas90-server:873: Unknown module '/UPC/' Got

Re: [BackupPC-users] Child Exited Prematurely

2006-12-11 Thread Randy Barlow
On Sun, 2006-12-10 at 19:55 -0500, Randy Barlow wrote: Howdy, I am seeing on one of my machines the Child exited prematurely error. It's BackupPC 2.1.2pl2 and the bizarre thing is that there are no further errors (logs are empty). What does this mean? (I am using RsyncD as transport

Re: [BackupPC-users] problem in backuppc

2006-12-07 Thread Randy Barlow
On Thursday 07 December 2006 21:23, louie aguilos wrote: got this problem backing up a linux box. ssh was configured already but still got this error. Running: /usr/bin/ssh -q -x -l root 192.168.6.50 /usr/bin/rsync --server --sender --numeric-ids --perms --owner --group --devices --links

Re: [BackupPC-users] Rsyncd on Windows XP

2006-08-24 Thread Randy Barlow
Barry Robinson wrote: Remote[1]: rsync: opendir ygdrive/c/WINDOWS/system32/C:/Documents and Settings/Administrator/.nx/D-wolf-29747BE96EB94528967E88C81B0BD7DC Shouldn't that be cygdrive/c/...? R - Using Tomcat but need

Re: [BackupPC-users] Understanding rsync

2006-07-25 Thread Randy Barlow
Craig Barratt wrote: ..plus drop the + from $argList: $Conf{RsyncClientCmd} = '/usr/bin/sudo $rsyncPath $argList'; since there is no shell that needs escaping of arguments. Thanks Craig! - Take Surveys. Earn Cash.

Re: [BackupPC-users] Understanding rsync

2006-07-24 Thread Randy Barlow
Les Mikesell wrote: Recent versions of rsync have changed their behavior so sockets are included (and generally hang) if you specify --devices. Try changing --devices with -D in $Conf{RsyncArgs} and $Conf{RsyncRestoreArgs}. Awesome! This worked. Now I just have one more question: since I'm

Re: [BackupPC-users] Understanding rsync

2006-07-23 Thread Randy Barlow
don Paolo Benvenuto wrote: I'm using it (on ubuntu): I configured the server the same way I configured the other clients, i.e. I configured the backuppc user accessing with ssh the same machine as root without password (the faq explain perfectly all this stuff). I've actually been able to do

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backuppc_Nightly

2006-06-14 Thread Randy Barlow
Never got an answer to this question - anybody have an idea? Randall Barlow wrote: Suppose you are using a machine that is not on all the time as your backuppc server. If BackupPC_Nightly is supposed to run, say at 1am, and the machine is off at 1 am, will BackupPC_Nightly automagically run