[rear-users] Local RD1000 - rsync - restore error

Larry Irwin (work) larry.irwin at ccamedical.com
Wed Aug 19 23:26:34 CEST 2015


Hi! - What a great set of scripts!

I encountered an issue when trying to restore due to the entry of 
BACKUP_PROG_OPTIONS="--anchored" in conf/default.conf.
rsync does not have an option "--anchored", so the restore fails, 
grub-install fails, etc.
The backup works... so it must not be picked up during "rear mkbackup" - 
only during the restore operation.
I was able to use the rear shell option and manually restore everything 
and run grub-install.
Setting BACKUP_PROG_OPTIONS="" in /usr/share/rear/conf/default.conf 
fixes the problem and a complete backup and restore works.
I'm not sure how to parameterize the option... It appears to have been a 
fix, but not for the configuration I selected (see below).

Environment:
Dell Inc. PowerEdge T320 BIOS 2.4.2 01/29/2015
PERC w/HW RAID 5 - SAS drives using LVM2
Internal SATA RD1000 Backup - Auto-mount disabled using dconf editor
Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS
Linux ccasvr 3.19.0-25-generic #26~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 24 
21:16:20 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Standard install of rear using Gdebi package installer (with 
modification mentioned above) and the following /etc/rear/site.conf:
OUTPUT=USB
BACKUP=NETFS
BACKUP_PROG=rsync
BACKUP_URL=usb:///dev/disk/by-label/REAR-000

Thanks,
Larry Irwin



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